‘In 24 hours, Jammu City receives heaviest rainfall in 32 years’
Srinagar, 12 July: Most parts of Jammu of Kashmir witnessed moderate to very heavy rainfall on Monday, giving the residents much-needed relief from the hot and humid weather conditions.
Jammu City recorded the highest ever rainfall of 150.6mm in the last 24hrs since 1989 for the month of July.
Heavy downpours were witnessed in other parts of Jammu region. Katra and Samba received a whopping 76.6mm and 119.0mm rainfall in the last 24hrs till 8:30a.m.
Kathua, Batote, Bhaderwah and Banihal recorded 24.8mm, 25.4mm, 10.4mm and 6.4mm rainfall respectively.
In Kashmir Valley, Srinagar, Pampore, Qazigund, Pahalgam and Kupwara recorded 8.2mm, 28.0mm, 5.2mm, 23.0mm and 9.7mm rainfall respectively.
As per Kashmir Weather, an independent weather forecaster, mostly cloudy weather is expected till Wednesday due to the presence of monsoon winds. Moderate to heavy rain showers are likely to continue during the next 60hrs, particularly in parts of Jammu region which may even cause flash floods in some areas. Day temperature is expected to stay 3-10°C below the normal.