Absence of rain raises mercury levels in Kashmir, Himachal, Uttarakhand

May 30, 2019 3:04 PM |

Kashmir Weather

The hilly states of North India have been observing dry weather conditions with no weather activity for the last few days. Moreover, prolonged dry spell for the hills across the region has resulted in an increase in temperatures.

The last time the region recorded rains was on May 26. In fact, a relatively drier spell is expected for another three days and no rains are expected before June 2.

Due to this dry spell, temperatures in the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand are settling well above the normal levels.

For instance, yesterday the maximum in Una settled at a whooping 43 degrees Celsius, Mandi saw maximum at 38.4 degrees, Dehradun at 39.7 degrees, Hamirpur 38.6 degrees, Kullu 35.8 degrees, Dharamsala 30.4 degrees, Srinagar 29.7 degrees.

Due to lack of rains, maximums will continue to settle above the normal levels with heat dominating the region. Heat wave has also covered most parts of the nation resulting in sweltering heat over the nation.

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Moreover, the entire hilly regions will only see temperatures above the normal levels only due to absence of approach of Western Disturbances over the region.

Rainfall activity will only make an appearance around June 2 and will see an increase around June 3. Until then, the residents will continue to see relatively hotter weather conditions with temperatures settling above normal levels.

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