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MeT predicts rise in temp for next week

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“No forecast of any activity till May 28”

Srinagar: Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir and Qazigund, the gateway of Kashmir recorded a heat wave on Tuesday while the weatherman here has predicted an increase in the maximum temperature for the next week, saying that most areas of J&K are expected to record the heat wave for the next seven days.

Srinagar recorded a maximum temperature of 30.0 degrees Celsius while Qazigund recorded 30.8 degrees Celsius today.

The other stations of Kashmir also recorded a rise in the maximum temperatures. In Pahalgam, the mercury settled at 26.2 degrees Celsius while in Kupwara, it settled at 28.7 degrees Celsius.

As per MeT, Kokernag and Gulmarg, have recorded a maximum temperature of 28.6 degrees Celsius and 19.8 degrees Celsius respectively today.

Jammu division has also recorded a rise in the mercury while most of the areas simmer at above 30 degrees Celsius.

Jammu station as per the data has recorded 41.0 degrees Celsius while Banihal and Batote have recorded 30.4 and 30.9 degrees Celsius.

Katra and Bhaderwah have recorded 37.3 degrees Celsius and 32.6 degrees Celsius respectively.

Meanwhile, Director MeT, Dr Mukhtar Ahmad told KNO that the weather is expected to remain dry till May 28. “As per the forecast, the heat wave is expected in J&K parts as the temperature would increase in the next week,” he added.

Furthermore, he stated that there is no forecast of any activity till May 28.

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