Weatherman predicts rainfall till July 27
Srinagar: As heat wave continued in Kashmir on Wednesday, local Meteorological (MeT) department here predicted light and moderate rainfall in the state during next three days, much to the delight of people.
Notably, in the recent days, the Kashmir Valley witnessed rise in mercury and humidity. Officials in the MeT department here predicted sigh of relief from the scorching heat, saying that the light rainfall in Valley would occur Wednesday evening.
Deputy Director MeT, Mukhtar Ahmad told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that the light rainfall in Kashmir would likely occur this (Wednesday) evening. “As per the prediction, there is possibility of light to moderate rainfall across Kashmir till July 27, which would provide some relief from the prevalent hot weather conditions,” he said.
“Srinagar recorded a maximum temperature of 33.6 degrees Celsius on Wednesday,” a spokesperson at MeT office said, adding that the humidity in Srinagar was recorded 47 degree.