Jammu sizzles at 45°C
JAMMU: The intense heat peaked on Sunday leaving the city sizzling at 45 degrees celsius, the maximum temperature of the season so far.
The high humidity gave no respite from sweltering conditions. Most parts of the city wore deserted look with restricted vehicular movement in the noon. Public places like railway stations, bus stand, ghats and crossings witnessed similar look, as people preferred to remain indoors.
Sources in the MeT department said that the Jammu's tryst with intense heat wave may continue for few more days as there was no immediate chance of rains.
"On Sunday the maximum temperature was recorded at 45 degrees Celsius, six degree Celsius above normal. The minimum temperature was at 28.7 degrees, up from Saturday's 26.6 degrees and at least three degrees above normal. The humidity during the day was between 18 and 30 %," said a Met official.
Lastupdate on : Sun, 17 Jun 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 17 Jun 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Mon, 18 Jun 2012 00:00:00 IST
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