SRINAGAR — The Meteorological Department on Wednesday forecast light to moderate rain at many places of Jammu and Kashmir from August 14 and 15.
An official said that there are 60 per cent chances of brief spell of light rain at scattered places of Jammu and Kashmir on coming Saturday. Also, there is possibility of 75 per cent of light to moderate rain at widespread places in J&K on Sunday.
Meanwhile ,the Meteorological Department official said that Srinagar recorded minimum temperature of 18.6 degree Celsius against 18.3 degree Celsius normal for this time of the year.
Jammu recorded a low of 26.5 degree Celsius against the normal of 25.1 degree Celsius for this time.
He said that Pahalgam recorded 12.4 degrees Celsius while Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir was the coldest place in J&K as it recorded a low temperature of 11.8 degrees Celsius against 12.1 degrees Celsius, normal for the area during this time of the season.
Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded minimum of 14.7 degree Celsius while Kokernag had a low of 13.9 degree Celsius, he said.
Kupwara town recorded a low of 16.3 degrees Celsius against normal of 17.3 degrees Celsius, the official added.