Jammu sizzles at 43 deg C, heatwave intensifies

Jammu sizzles at 43 deg C, heatwave intensifies
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People in Jammu reeled under blistering heatwave as the mercury soared to 43.1 degrees Celsius, weather department officials said on Sunday.

The Met department has forecast rain and lightning,accompanied by gusty wind reaching up to a speed of 30-40 kilometres per hour,on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

The prevailing heatwave conditions intensified power andwater woes in different parts of the region.

According to the Met department, Jammu's maximum temperaturewas 3.4 degrees Celsius above normal, while the minimum settled at 27.8 degreesCelsius, 2.1 notches above normal.

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