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Jammu sizzles at 35 degrees, Kashmir also shows temperatures up

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By: Muzamil Bhat CK


While the Jammu city has recorded season’s highest temperatures at 35 degrees on Thursday, in Kashmir valley the day temperatures are only on the rise as there is a sudden heat wave in the entire Jammu and Kashmir.

In this month of March Kashmir valley is witnessing rise in temperatures much steeper than the previous year and it has resulted in forcing the people to go for the summer clothes otherwise the temperatures used to be much lower.

Jammu recorded 35 degrees Celsius as the maximum temperature yesterday (Wednesday). This is 9 degrees above normal,” the official said, as per news agency IANS

According to the official, the weather is likely to remain dry and sunny during the next 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

On Thursday, the minimum temperature in Srinagar was 7.6 degrees Celsius, Pahalgam 2.1 and Gulmarg 4.8.

Drass town of Ladakh recorded minus 8.6 degrees Celsius, Leh 1.0 and Kargil minus 3.0 as the night’s lowest temperature.

Jammu registered 16.9, Katra 20, Batote 14.6, Banihal 14.4 and Bhaderwah 9.4 as the minimum temperature.

With IANS inputs

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