Night temperature marks further increase in most regions of Jammu
The downward trend in the minimum temperature, however, changed when the city marked a marginal increase after the night temperature settled at 5.1 degrees Celsius Tuesday.
The night temperature in most parts of Jammu region marked further increase, with the city of temples recording a low of 6 degrees Celsius, three degrees below the normal during this time of the season, a spokesperson of the Meteorological (MeT) department said.
Jammu city recorded season's lowest night temperature of 4.4 degrees Celsius Monday, recording a fall of almost six degrees during the past week following the recent snowfall in the high altitude areas and rains in the plains.
Bhaderwah town in Doda district, which was the reeling under sub-zero temperature after the last week's snowfall, recorded a minimum of 0.4 degrees Celsius against the previous night's minus 0.6 degrees Celsius, the spokesperson said.
The minimum temperature in Banihal – the gateway town to Kashmir valley along Jammu-Srinagar national highway – was 0.5 degrees Celsius, while the nearby Batote recorded a low of 3.3 degrees Celsius, the spokesperson said.
(With inputs from agencies.)