Jammu Kashmir Weather: Clouds burst at two places in Kishtwar, bridge-ghat and cremation ground washed away, rafting banned in Reasi river


Rain wreaked havoc in the mountainous areas of Jammu and Kashmir amid warnings of floods due to rain. In Kishtwar district, two different places due to cloudburst caused floods in drains. In Kishtwar, a bridge over the Kiber drain of Dachhan was washed away. Several Gharats (water-powered flour mills) and a cremation ground were washed away in the flood.

The cloud burst, causing the Bhot Nala to overflow

A cloud burst in Padar of the district, causing a boom in the Bhot drain. Thankfully there was no damage here. On the other hand, seeing the strong flow of water, the Reasi district administration has banned rafting in the Chenab river. Heavy rain has occurred in the hilly areas of Udhampur district. The rain has brought down the temperature in the state.

rain warning with lightning

The Meteorological Center Srinagar has issued a warning of rain accompanied by lightning in parts of Jammu and Kashmir till July 10. On Wednesday, the day started with thunderstorms in Jammu. Light rain continued in many parts of the district for hours. The weather cleared in the afternoon, but there was relief from the heat.

Day temperature in Jammu 35.9

The day temperature in Jammu was 35.9 and last night’s minimum temperature was 28.6 degree Celsius. The day temperature was 28.6 in Banihal, 27.5 in Batote, 28.7 in Katra, 28.3 degree Celsius in Bhaderwah.

Day temperature in Srinagar 29.8

The day temperature in the capital Srinagar was 29.8 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam 24.0 and Gulmarg 19.6 degrees Celsius. The change in weather has brought down the temperature in most parts of the state. The day temperature was 27.2 degrees Celsius in Leh and 27.3 degrees Celsius in Kargil.

where it rained

  • Katra 27.0 (mm)
  • Pahalgam 24.0
  • Bhaderwah 23.4
  • Batot 16.4
  • Banihal 6.4
  • J 5.0

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