Raja Syed Rather
Srinagar, Apr 25: Light rainfall lashed several areas across Kashmir including Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, bringing down the temperature in the Valley while the weatherman here has predicted more rains till April 28.
A local Meteorological department has also advised farmers to postpone the spraying of orchards till May 01, 2023.
Reports said that scattered places of Kashmir including Srinagar received fresh rainfall from around 6 PM.
Director MeT, Sonum Lotus said that there is a possibility of more rains till April 28, 2023.
He said that the rain/ thunderstorm accompanied by strong wind are expected at many places of Jammu & Kashmir from April 26- April 28, adding that there is a possibility of hailstorm at some places as well.
He also advised farmers to postpone the spraying of orchards till May 01, 2023.
Meanwhile, the officials in MeT said that the summer capital of J&K recorded a low of 8.3 degree Celsius while Qazigund and Pahalgam recorded a low of 4.8 degree Celsius and 1.6 degree Celsius respectively.
In Kokernag, the night temperature settled at 6.2 degree Celsius while a famous ski-resort, Gulmarg recorded a low of 4.6 degree Celsius.
Kupwara town, he said, the mercury settled at 3.2°C against 3.7°C on the previous night and it was 4.4°C below normal for the north Kashmir area.
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