Srinagar Weather Update: Dry Spell Continues Until August 20

Srinagar Weather Update:As the scorching weather persists in Jammu & Kashmir, the local meteorological authority predicts dry conditions to prevail until August 20, with no significant signs of a substantial wet spell during this period.

Mukhtar Ahmad, Deputy Director of the Meteorological Department (MeT), stated that the upcoming days will likely maintain the prevailing weather pattern, with minimal chances of precipitation. Although the maximum temperature is anticipated to range between 31 and 32 degrees Celsius, isolated thundershowers might occur in a few areas.

During the ongoing season from June 01, 2023, to August 09, 2023, the region has experienced a total precipitation of 336.6 mm, slightly below the average rainfall of 337.3 mm.

Interestingly, Srinagar, the summer capital of J&K, stands out with a remarkable surplus rainfall of 268.4 mm, significantly surpassing the average precipitation of 148.9 mm by 80 percent.

However, the story is different in Kishtwar, where a notable rainfall deficit is observed. With only 90.7 mm of rainfall received against the normal precipitation of 265.5 mm, Kishtwar faces a 66 percent deficiency.

Furthermore, Shopian in Kashmir and Reasi & Poonch in the Jammu division also report deficient rainfall percentages of 39 percent and 22 percent, respectively, for the ongoing season—(Source: KNO).

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