‘Light rains at Baltal, Yatris advised to use rain coats, warm wear’
Srinagar: Weather will likely improve from tomorrow as bright sunshine is expected tomorrow.
Announcing this Director Meteorological Department Sonam Lotus told KNS that MeT office had already predicted heavy to moderate rains from June 27 to 29 and rains have lashed Kashmir valley and parts of Chenab valley.
He said “7 to 80 millimeter rain has been recorded in Kashmir valley and higher reaches of Chenab valley but at Baltal which falls on Amarnath Yatra route only 15-20 millimeters of rain was recorded. Yatris are advised to use rain coats and warm wear during their journey to Amarnath cave.”
Announcing that moderate to heavy rain is expected again from July 01 to July 02 due to western and eastern disturbances which have pre-poned moon soon in Jammu and Kashmir, Lotus said “the rain has brought much awaited respite to the people in Jammu and Kashmir and is expected to improve the agriculture and the horticulture yields in the state. We will continue to monitor the situation and let people know about the intensity of rain on July 01 and July 02 at the appropriate time.” (KNS)