Srinagar at 35 deg records hottest day of season

SRINAGAR: The summer capital, Srinagar, recorded the hottest day of the season so far after the mercury surged and settled at 35 degree, about nine notches above normal.

The weather will remain dry during the next 48 hours in Kashmir valley, including Srinagar, a Met department spokesperson said. Meanwhile, maximum temperature in rest of the areas in the valley also remained several degrees above normal.

He said the maximum temperature on Sunday was 35 degrees, about nine degree above normal while the minimum temperature was 14.5 degrees, two notches above normal in Srinagar, where people are observing fast. “Sky will be mainly clear during the next 24 hours in Srinagar, where maximum and minimum temperatures will be around 33 degree and 15 degree,” he added.  (AGENCIES)