Shower brings mercury to normal level in Kashmir

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Shower brings mercury to normal level in Kashmir

Srinagar, Apr 1 (PTI) Early morning rain in Srinagar- the

summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir – today brought down the

mercury to normal levels even as MeT office predicted light

rain or thundershower at isolated places during the next 24

hours in the state.

The maximum temperature in Srinagar dropped by almost six

degrees to settle at 18.5 degrees Celsius – which is normal

during this part of the season, a spokesman of the MeT

Department said.

He said the minimum temperature, however, continued to be

four degrees above normal despite slipping two degrees to

settle at 9.7 degrees Celsius.

The winter capital Jammu recorded a high of 34.1 degrees

Celsius – same as yesterday which was five degrees above

normal, the spokesman said.

He said the minimum temperature in the city was 19.5

degrees Celsius, a drop of 0.7 degrees Celsius against the

previous night’s 20.7 degrees Celsius.

The famous ski resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir recorded

a high of 10.8 degrees Celsius and a low of 0.2 degrees

Celsius, the spokesman added.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.