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MeT predicts dry weather till April 25, then fresh rain till the end of the month in J&K

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MeT advises farmers to resume their business activities

Srinagar, April 21. In Jammu and Kashmir, generally dry weather is forecast until April 25, but afternoon thunderstorms and hail showers are possible.

In view of the forecast, the weather department here advised farmers to resume their farming activities from today.

A meteorological department official told GNS on Sunday that generally dry weather with afternoon thundershowers with the possibility of hailstorms at isolated places cannot be ruled out from April 21 to 25.

From April 26 to 28 there is a chance of generally cloudy weather with light to moderate rain and light snow (over higher areas) with thunderstorms in most places.

Generally cloudy weather is forecast from April 29 to 30, with light rain and thunderstorms in many places.

On the temperature side, he said, Srinagar recorded a low of 8.4°C against 7.0°C the previous night and it was 0.5°C below normal for the summer capital JK for this time of the year.

Qazigund recorded a low of 9.2°C against 7.0°C the previous night and it was 1.7°C above normal for the gateway Kashmir, he said.

Pahalgam recorded a low of 2.9°C against 1.6°C the previous night and it was 1.1°C below normal for the famous south Kashmir resort.

Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, recorded a low of 8.3°C against 5.8°C the previous night and it was 0.7°C above normal, the official said.

Kupwara town recorded a low of 6.5°C against 6.0°C the previous night and it was 1.1°C below normal there, the official said.

Gulmarg recorded a low of 0.0°C against 0.5°C the previous night and was 3.3°C lower than normal for the world-famous ski resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

Jammu, he said, recorded a low of 17.1°C against 16.8°C the previous night and it was 3.9°C below normal for the winter capital J&K.

Banihal recorded a low of 9.2°C, Batote 8.7°C and Bhaderwah 7.7°C, he added.