Heat conditions prevail in Jammu

JAMMU: The weather man today predicted dry weather for the next three days, indicating rise in temperatures across the Jammu region.

The city recorded a high of 39.6 degrees Celsius, 0.6 degrees above normal yesterday and the minimum was recorded at 27.2 degrees Celsius, 2.5 notches above normal during this part of the season, MeT officials said here today.

While at 36.9 degress, Katra, the base camp for the pilgrims visiting Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Reasi district, was the second hottest recorded place in Jammu province, they said.

The maximum and minimum temperature has dropped to 34.2 and 25.6 degrees Celsius, respectively, on June 9 due to light rains after the city recorded the highest day temperature of 43.5 degrees Celsius on May 29 and night temperatures of 33.2 degrees Celsius on June 5.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

 

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