Jammu records hottest night, day temp touches 40 deg C mark

JAMMU: The winter capital Jammu recorded the hottest night as the mercury settled at 31.4 degrees Celsius, while the day temperature today were recorded at 40 degrees Celsius after staying below for the past two days, the MeT office said.

From 26.3 degrees Celsius on Saturday, the minimum temperature jumped to 31.4 degrees Celsius, which is 5.9 degrees above normal, during this part of the season, a spokesperson of the Meteorological (MeT) office said.

Jammu recorded the season’s highest temperature of 29.1 degrees Celsius the last night. The maximum temperature, which marked a decline over the past two days, again rose to 40.0 degrees Celsius – 0.6 degrees Celsius above normal, against yesterday’s 38.6 degrees Celsius, the spokesperson said.  (AGENCIES)