Javid Amin, Journalist based in Kashmir (J&K). Printer, Publisher, Editor of "Weekly Shohrat - Kashmir" (Print Edition) as well owner of online news portals www.KashmirPost.org / www.KashmirInFocus.com. Aimed at putting Kashmir and its issues on the global platform. An extensively traveled person enjoys writing.

The heat wave continues to hold its tight grip on Kashmir as weatherman predicts no immediate response for next one week.

MeT spokesman informed that Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir recorded 34.7 degrees Celsius temperature today.

He added that the season’s highest temperature at 35.4 degree Celsius was recorded on August 7. Meanwhile, Director MeT, Sonum Lotus said that there is no prediction of any major rainfall activity in the next one week.

He added that the weather conditions across Kashmir would remain hot and humid, adding that there is possibility of light rainfall in some areas also. “But, there is no forecast of any major rainfall activity in the next one week.

Pertinently, the Kashmir Valley has been witnessing prolonged dry spell as the previous month (July) recorded lowest ever rainfall since the last four decades.

Srinagar district has received just 7.0 mm rainfall in the month of July, which is lowest ever from the last four decades.

As per the data, Jammu and Kashmir has also received deficit rainfall during the period of 61 days from June 01 to July 31