Rain brings relief in J&K

Rain brought relief to the residents of Jammu and Kashmir from the scorching heat as the maximum temperature fell by four notches to settle at 37.4 degrees Celsius.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 28.2 degrees Celsius, which was two degrees above the average during this part of season, a Met department spokesperson said. The day temperature in most places of Jammu and Kashmir fell several degrees below normal after wide parts of the state experienced light to moderate rains, he said. In Srinagar, the maximum temperature was 23.6 degrees Celsius, down 5.1 notches from the previous day, while the night temperature appreciated to 13.9 degrees Celsius compared to previous night’s 11.7 degrees Celsius, the Met spokesperson said.