SRINAGAR : The meteorological department predicted Tuesday that Jammu and Kashmir would have light to heavy rain, thunder, and lightning up until June 2. Farmers were urged to halt all activities during that time. The next 24 hours were forecast to bring mild to heavy rain, thunder, and lightning, according to a meteorological department official.In remote areas, a hailstorm cannot be completely ruled out. He predicted widespread intermittent light to moderate rain, thunder, and lightning between May 31 and June 2, as well as the chance of hailstorms and gusty winds in a few isolated locations. Between June 3 and 8, it is expected to be mainly dry, although “rain/thunderstorm at isolated places can’t be ruled out.” He did note that no significant rainfall was anticipated. He urged farmers to halt all agricultural activities until June 2nd. “Rain or snow may momentarily hinder traffic over critical locations. Everyone involved is urged to exercise caution and stay vigilant, he said.In terms of temperature, he stated that Srinagar recorded a low of 11.8°C, down from 12.0°C the night before, and 0.2°C below average for the summer capital. According to him, Qazigund recorded a low of 11.2°C compared to 9.9°C the night before, which was 0.5°C warmer than average for the Kashmiri gateway town. He said that Pahalgam, a well-known tourist destination in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, recorded a low of 8.8°C, compared to 5.1°C the previous night, and that it was 2.7°C above typical for the area. He said that the temperature in Kupwara town, which was 0.6°C below average for the north Kashmir region, settled at 11.2°C as opposed to 9.2°C the previous night. According to the officials, the low temperature in Kokernag was 8.3°C as opposed to 10.5°C the night before, which was 2.3°C below average. Compared to the 7.0°C low from the previous night, Gulmarg recorded a low of 4.0°C, which was 3.1°C below average, according to him. Gulmarg is a renowned skiing destination in the Baramulla district of north Kashmir. According to him, Jammu’s low temperature was 20.6°C as opposed to 22.2°C the night before, which was 4.3°C below average for the winter capital of J&K. Low temperatures were observed in Banihal (11.3°C, 0.9°C below normal), Batote (11.0°C, 4.0°C below normal), Katra (16.8°C, 4.8°C below normal), and Bhaderwah (10.9°C, 0.2°C below normal). Leh in Ladakh, he said, reported a low of 6.0°C.