Jammu cools at 33.2 degree Celsius
JAMMU, JUNE 6: The residents of Jammu today got some relief from the prevailing scorching heat with day temperature plunging to a pleasant 33.2 degree Celsius – seven notches below normal.
With cloudy sky since early morning, the people heaved a sigh of relief from the scorching heat prevailing in the area for past one month.
As per local weather observatory of Indian Meteorological Department here, the maximum temperature in the winter capital was recorded at 33.2 degree Celsius.
There is also a forecast of these weather conditions continuing to prevail during next 48 hours.
Pertinently, in past 15 days, the maximum temperature was hovering near 43 degrees and it was recorded highest at 45 degree Celsius on May 31. Normal life in Jammu and its adjoining areas had come to the grinding halt due to the prevailing heat wave conditions. Unscheduled and long power cuts had added to the miseries.
Director, Indian Meteorological Department, Jammu and Kashmir, Sonam Lotus told Greater Kashmir tha tJammu and its surrounding areas area were observing cloudy weather conditions due to Western Disturbances.
There is possibility of rains and thunder showers at isolated places late in the evening today and these weather conditions will continue for next 48 hours more, he said.
He was quick to add that if it rained, it will not be Monsoon rains or pre-Monsoon rains as that phenomenon is yet to reach the state.
Lastupdate on : Wed, 6 Jun 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 6 Jun 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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