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Srinagar, Sept 11: Rain lashed parts of Jammu and Kashmir even as the weatherman has forecast improvement in weather from tomorrow.
A meteorological department here said that in the last 24 hours till 0830 a.m., Srinagar recorded 29.2mm, Pahalgam 4.8mm, Gulmarg 3.0mm, Jammu 0.2mm and Bhaderwah 0.3mm.
Regarding the forecast, he said, scattered to fairly widespread light to moderate rain and thunder were likely in the next 24 hours. “Improvement in weather is expected from September 12,” he said.
Regarding night temperature, he said, Srinagar recorded a low of 16.1°C against 17.7°C on the previous night. The temperature was 2.4°C above normal for the summer capital during this time of the year, he said.
Qazigund recorded a low of 15.0°C against 15.2°C on the previous night. The temperature was 3.3°C above normal there, he said.
In Pahalgam, he said, the mercury settled at 11.3°C against 12.8°C on the previous night and it was 1.7°C above normal for the south Kashmir resort.
Kokernag recorded a low of 14.0°C against 15.5°C the previous night and it was 1.9°C above normal for the place, he said.
World famous Gulmarg resort recorded a low of 9.4°C against 9.5°C on the previous night. It was 0.2°C above normal for the north Kashmir place, he said.
In Kupwara town, the mercury settled at 15.7°C against 14.3°C the previous night, the official said. It was 3.6°C above normal for the north Kashmir place, he said.
Jammu recorded a low of 25.0°C against 21.5°C on the previous night. It was 1.6°C above normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said. Banihal recorded a low of 16.0°C, Batote 16.5°C, Katra 22.7°C and Bhadarwah 15.1°C.