Wet spell likely in J&K from Feb 22

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Srinagar: The Meteorological Department has predicted a wet spell in J&K and Ladakh between February 22 and 27.

As per its latest forecast, a western disturbance is likely to affect J&K and Ladakh during February 22 evening to February 27.

“During this period, light to moderate rain/snowfall is likely mainly on 22nd (night), 23rd, 26th and 27th February in Kashmir region,” it said.

The rain with thunderstorm is likely at some places of Jammu region, and light snowfall at scattered places of Ladakh. However, there is no forecast of any heavy precipitation during this spell.

Meanwhile, as the minimum temperatures remained below the sub-zero point in the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh on Wednesday night, a significant increase was witnessed in the day temperature on Thursday. Srinagar which had recorded minus 1 degree Celsius on Wednesday night witnessed a warm sunshine on Thursday and recorded 17.6 degrees Celsius maximum temperature. (PTK)