Srinagar: Amid a persistent heat wave, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar another part of the (Union Territory) recorded the hottest day of the season while the weatherman here has predicted a three-day wet spell from June 16.
The heat wave continued in several J&K areas as the temperature settled above 30 degrees Celsius, an official said.
Except, for Shopian, Pahalgam, Kulgam, Baltal, and Gulmarg, almost all the areas reel under heat wave today, the details available said.
As per the details, Srinagar, Bhaderwah, Kupwara, Pahalgam, Kokernag, and Banihal areas recorded the hottest day of the season.
Srinagar recorded 32.2 degrees Celsius today while Bhaderwah, Kupwara, Pahalgam, Kokernag, and Banihal recorded 35.6, 33.1, 27.2, 30.3, and 33.6 degrees Celsius respectively.
Meanwhile, as per the forecast, there is a possibility of rainfall/thunderstorms at a few places in Kashmir on late Tuesday evening while the weatherman has also said that the hailstorm and gusty winds are also possible.
Director MeT, Sonum Lotus has said that there is a possibility of a three-day wet spell in Jammu and Kashmir from June 16.
“Expect Good Rain during 16th AN to 18th in J&K and at scattered places of Ladakh,” Lotus tweeted.