Max one degree above normal, Kashmir continue to face rain deficit

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Srinagar, Jul 28 (UNI) People in the Kashmir valley continued to face a bit warm weather with maximum temperature going up by one degree above normal besides deficit rainfall during the month of July.

A weather office spokesman told UNI that night temperature recorded at 17 degree Celsius was however two degree below normal.

He said the maximum was 32 degree, one degree above normal.

There was also deficit rainfall recorded during the month of July as against normal 56 mm rainfall only 25 mm rainfall was recorded, official sources said.

They said people, mostly children, were trying to beat the heat by taking bath in the rivers, resulting in a number of drowning cases.

About half a dozen people were drowned in Jehlum, Sindh and Dal Lake during the past one week.

A group of boys was taking bath in tge Jehlum river near this afternoon when one of them was drowned.


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