MeT Predicts ‘Strong Intensity’ Wet Spell From Oct 23-25

Rain in Kashmir

Srinagar: Weatherman on Monday forecast another spell of “stronger intensity” rains and snow from October 23-25 in Jammu and Kashmir.

“As expected, light to moderate rain occurred at most places in plains of J&K and moderate snow over higher reaches of both regions,” an official of the local MeT department said here.

Regarding the forecast, he said, there was a possibility of light rain/snow at isolated places of Kashmir on Tuesday. “The weather will be mainly dry from 20th till 22nd,” the official said, adding, “another spell of stronger intensity is likely during October 23-25th.”

Meanwhile, Srinagar received rainfall of 14.8mm in 24 hours till 0830 hours while minimum temperature settled at 11.0°C against 11.3°C on previous night, the official told GNS.

Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, had 14.8mm of rain and recorded minimum of 10.6°C, the official said.

Pahalgam received 11.8mm of rain during the time even as the famous resort in south Kashmir recorded a low of 8.5°C, he said.

Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, had 13.0mm of rain and recorded a minimum of 9.8°C, the official said.

Kupwara had 13.2mm of rain while the north Kashmir town recorded a low 8.3°C on the previous night, the official said.

Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir, also received rain of 33.2mm and recorded a minimum of 2.6°C, the official said. (GNS)