Rains bring respite from heat in Kashmir
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SRINAGAR: Heavy rains lashed Kashmir on Thursday, bringing relief to the people from scorching heat wave.
The Meteorological department has predicted ntermittent rains on Thursday and Friday in the valley.
On Wednesday, the maximum temperature in Srinagar was 33.6 degrees Celsius while the humidity was 47 degrees in the city.
Notably, in the recent days, the Kashmir Valley witnessed rise in mercury and humidity.
It is pertinent to mention here that Deputy Director MeT, Mukhtar Ahmad had told that the light rainfall in Kashmir would likely occur this (Wednesday) evening. “As per the prediction, there is possibility of light to moderate rainfall across Kashmir till July 27, which would provide some relief from the prevalent hot weather conditions,” he had said.