Left Menu
Development News Edition

Srinagar records highest temp this season, heat wave continues in Jammu

PTI | Srinagar | Updated: 03-07-2019 19:35 IST | Created: 03-07-2019 19:27 IST
Srinagar records highest temp this season, heat wave continues in Jammu
Image Credit: ANI

Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Wednesday recorded the season's highest temperature at 32.5 degrees Celsius, while the heatwave prevailed in Jammu, the metrological department said. The day temperature in Jammu settled at 41.0 degrees Celsius, around 4 degrees above normal.

At 30.1 degrees Celsius, the night temperature in Jammu was up by around 4 degrees above season's average. Jammu had recorded the season's highest day temperature on June 10 when the mercury touched 44.4 degrees Celsius, while June 12 night was the hottest of the season at 31.2 degrees Celsius.

Srinagar, where the day temperature was hovering below 30 degrees Celsius due to frequent rains, witnessed the hottest day so far this season when the mercury touched 32.5 degrees Celsius -- around 3 degrees above normal, the Met department said. The night temperature in the city continued to stay below season's average at 15.2 degrees Celsius.

Katra, the base camp for pilgrims visiting the Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district, was the second hottest place in the state with a high of 38.1 degrees Celsius and a low of 27.7 degrees Celsius, the spokesperson said. Leh town in Ladakh region also recorded a maximum of 26.6 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 11.4 degrees Celsius.

The weatherman has predicted very light rain and thundershowers in Jammu division on Thursday.


TRENDING

OPINION / BLOG / INTERVIEW

3D printing and the future of manufacturing post COVID-19

The on-demand, customizable, and localized manufacturing of product components facilitated by 3D printing has the potential to redefine manufacturing but there are certain technical, mechanical, and legal limitations that, unless ...

How UK’s 'best prepared' healthcare system failed to gauge COVID-19

The UK is proud of their public health system and its unlike any other country as around 90 percent of British public supports the founding principles of National Health Service. But without accurate data being available to stakeholders in ...

Poor on IHR capacity progress in 2019, WHO says Cambodia tops COVID-19 response

Despite being in proximity to Hubei, the original epicenter of COVID-19 pandemic, Cambodia has reported just 226 confirmed cases and zero deaths. After seeing the data, WHO appreciated Cambodias healthcare information system but experts dou...

Loopholes in Healthcare Information System may have failed Singapore COVID-19 model

In the initial days of the COVID-19 outbreak, Singapore was in the limelight for its effective healthcare system and pandemic response plan. However, Singapore has now joined the list of the worst-hit nations and the situation is even worse...

Videos

Latest News

After 400 years, beavers allowed back in the wild in England for good

The first beavers to live naturally in the wild in England for over 400 years have been given the green light to stay after a five-year trial showed their dam-building activities were good for wildlife and people. Beavers, semi-aquatic vege...

Coronavirus: Latest updates on COVID-19 crisis around the world

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus crisis in India and other parts of the world on Thursday. 255 p.m.Glenmark says it will launch higher strength of oral antiviral drug FabiFlu. 253 p.m.RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday d...

Delhi court directs police to lodge FIR over fake order for masks

A Delhi court has directed the police to register an FIR in a case of alleged duping of a man into ordering 3M category masks worth about Rs 2.25 lakh. Metropolitan Magistrate Manu Vedwan directed the Station House Officer SHO of Police Sta...

Hospital fire: Brave attendant saves three elderly patients

A 25-year-old attendant showed presence of mind and unflinching courage as he saved the lives of three elderly patients from a raging fire that broke out early on Thursday at an Ahmedabad-based hospital, where he works. Eight other patients...

Give Feedback