JAMMU, June 4: The city of temples, (Jammu) recorded season’s highest temperature of 45.1 degree Celsius today.
A Met Department spokesman said that Jammu recorded a maximum temperature of 45.1 degree C which is about 6 degree C more than normal temperature of 39 degree C today. He said the minimum temperature recorded in Jammu was 27.2 degree C which was also highest so far during this year.
He disclosed that in next 24 hours there may be rain at some isolated places in the region but weather will remain overall clear. He said in coming days, the temperature of Jammu is likely to further rise.
Meanwhile, with the increase in temperature, many Jammu roads and lanes were found deserted during this afternoon. The scorching heat forced the people to remain indoors while many children and other people were seen taking a bath at local Canal. In view of rising heat wave in the region, the authorities have already ordered closure of schools for summer vacations.