Another hot day in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: The summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, on Saturday, witnessed another hot day with maximum temperature settling at 27.6 degrees celsius, 8 notches above normal.

Earlier, the highest temperature so far in Srinagar was recorded on Friday with the mercury zooming to 26 degrees celsius.

The minimum temperature in the city was, however, recorded as 8.3 degrees celsius, one notch below the average while as in winter capital Jammu it settled one notch below the normal, settling at 21.4 degrees celsius.

On Sunday, the weather department has predicted mainly clear sky for first part of the day. However, the sky is expected to be partly cloudy later.

“Clear sky will be observed in Srinagar which could later become partly cloudy. In Jammu and Leh, sky is expected to be mainly clear throughout the day,” said a weather official, adding that the maximum and minimum temperature in city tomorrow (Sunday) would hover around 26 and 9 degrees celsius respectively.

The humidity levels recorded in Srinagar at 5:30 pm was 25 percent while as in Jammu it was recorded at 13 percent.

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