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Srinagar: Jammu division as well as a few districts in Kashmir division including Srinagar, the summer capital of the Union Territory is reeling under heat wave as the maximum temperature touched above 30 degree Celsius on Monday.
According to the data most of the areas in Jammu division witnessed above 40 degree Celsius temperature on Monday.
As per the data, Jammu recorded 43.5 degree Celsius while Samba was hottest in the division where mercury settled at 44 degree Celsius. Reasi has recorded a maximum temperature of 42.9 degree Celsius today.
Bakore, Kathua areas of Jammu division recorded above 43 degree Celsius while Udhampur and Katra witnessed above 40 degree Celsius temperature today.
In Kashmir division, the data reveals that the heat wave prevailed in all the three districts of Central Kashmir including Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal where mercury settled at 31.4 degree Celsius, 30.9 degree Celsius and 30.9 degree Celsius respectively.
Kupwara in northern district and Khudhwani in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district also reeled under heat wave as the temperature settled above 30 degree Celsius in both the places.
Director Meteorological department, Sonum Lotus said that the weather conditions would remain mostly dry in the next few days as there is no possibility of rainfall till June 10, 2022.
However, he said that in the evening hours, the light rains may occur at isolated places in J&K
Meanwhile, night temperature recorded an increase at most places in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday even as “mainly dry weather” has been forecast for the next 24 hours.
A meteorological department official here said that Srinagar recorded a low of 14.1°C against 13.8°C on the previous night, he said. The temperature, he said, was above normal by 0.7°C during this time of the year for the summer capital.
Qazigund recorded a low of 11.0°C against 11.4°C on the previous night. The temperature was 1.0°C below normal for the gateway town of Kashmir, he said.
Pahalgam recorded a minimum of 7.0°C against 6.3°C on the previous night. The temperature was normal for the famous resort in south Kashmir during this time of the season, he said.
Kokernag recorded a low of 12.8°C against 12.2°C on the previous night. It was 0.6°C above normal for the place in south Kashmir during this time of the season, the official said. Gulmarg recorded a low of 9.0°C against 7.4°C on the previous night, the official said. While 8.7°C is normal for the world famous skiing resort during this time of the season, the official said that the temperature was 0.3°C above normal for the place in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Kupwara town in north Kashmir recorded a low of 11.0°C against 10.1°C on the previous night. The temperature was 0.7°C below normal for the district, the official said.
Jammu recorded a low of 27.8°C against 26.9°C on the previous night, the official said. The temperature was 2.1°C above normal for J&K’s winter capital, he said. Banihal recorded a low of 13.3°C, Batote recorded a low of 18.5°C while Bhadarwah had a minimum of 13.7°C, the official said. The MeT department has forecast “mainly dry weather” in the next 24 hours in J&K.

 


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