It was sunny day in Srinagar

Srinagar: With the weakening of western disturbances over the state, another day of bright sunshine was observed in the summer capital.

On Wednesday, Srinagar recorded 23.8 degrees celsius as the day temperature, which is about 3 degree higher than the maximum recorded on Tuesday (20.4).

It is for the first time in the last two weeks that the day temperatures have settled above normal, thus helping cold day conditions to abate.

Clear skies were also observed in other districts of the state. Jammu on Wednesday recorded 34.4 as the maximum temperature, while Leh saw the maximum temperature of 15.4 degrees celsius.

Similarly, Qazigund, Kupwara, Kukernag,Gulmarg, Pahalgam observed maximum temperatures of 23.3, 23.5, 20.7, 9.6 and 20.5 degrees celsius respectively. Also, traces of rainfall were recorded in Pahalgam.

The relative humidity recorded in Srinagar on Wednesday at 17:30 hours was 36% while as in the morning it was 75%.

In Jammu division, Banihal and Batote saw the same day temperature of 24.2, whereas in Katra and Baderwah, the maximum temperatures rose to 30.9 and 26.3 respectively.

According to the local weather department, these temperatures are going to sustain in the region for the next 2-3 days and during this period, the skies are going to be clear with bright sunshine. However, some spells of light rainfall could occur at few places.

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