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Jammu in the grip of heat wave, relief likely on Friday

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

The winter capital of and witnessed another scorching day today with the maximum temperature settling at 43.3 degrees Celsius, 4.3 notches above the normal during this part of the season.

However, the heat wave is likely to recede on Friday as the has predicted wet in most parts of the region later this week.

The city has recorded a low of 25.7 degrees Celsius 1.8 degrees above the normal, a spokesman of the said.

Katra, the base camp for pilgrims visiting the in district, is also experinecing heat wave after the day temperature marked an increase and settled at 40.8 degrees Celsius, 5.3 degrees above the normal.

The night temperature in the town was also 3.2 notches above normal at 25.3 degrees Celsius.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 21:10 IST