Mercury soars; Srinagar record season’s highest temperature


SRINAGAR: The summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, on Friday, recorded the season’s highest temperature till now with the maximum temperature settling at 26.0 degrees celsius, three notches above the season’s average.

The minimum temperature, however, settled at 7.4 degrees celsius, two notches below the season’s average.

“It will be another pleasant day on Saturday and the maximum and minimum temperatures will hover around 25 degrees and 8 degrees celsius respectively,” an official of the weather department told Kashmir Reader.

Further, dry weather is expected to last for another three days, according to the MeT officials.

The relative humidity recorded at 5:30 pm in Srinagar was 27 percent while as in morning, it was 64 percent.

Meanwhile, the maximum temperature in Jammu on Friday was 38.4 degrees celsius which is expected to be around 40 degrees celsius on Saturday.

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