The meteorological department (MeT) on tuesday forecast light to moderate rain showers in Jammu and Kashmir for next six days.
In a statement the weather department predicted widespread rains from April 15-17, scattered rains on April 18 and isolated showers on April 19.
Along with the prediction of rains, it issued a yellow warning for thundering and lightning with stormy winds of 30-40 kmph between April 14-17 for both the divisions of the Union Territory.
As for the temperature it said that mercury settled at 8.6°C against 7.8°C on the previous night in Srinagar.
While the temperature in the summer capital was recorded1.0°C above normal for this time of the season.
Quoting officials from MeT department, news agency reported that Qazigund in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district recorded a low of 5.8°C against 7.2°C on the previous night, the official said.
Pahalgam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, recorded a minimum of 2.1°C against 4.0°C on the earlier night.
Kokernag, also in south Kashmir, recorded a low of 5.2°C against previous night’s 5.8°C.
Kupwara in north Kashmir recorded a low of 6.5°C against 5.2°C on the previous night.
Gulmarg skiing resort in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district recorded a low of minus 0.5°C against 0.2°C on the previous night, the official said. ( GNS )