Night temperature shows improvement in most parts of Jammu
(Sourced from PTI)
The night temperature in most parts of Jammu region marked further increase, with the city of temples recording a low of 6 degrees Celsius, three degrees below the normal during this time of the season, a MeT official said. Jammu city recorded season's lowest night temperature of 4.4 degrees Celsius Monday, recording a fall of almost 6 degrees during the past week. Read more.
Jammu recorded a fall in temperature following the recent snowfall in high altitude areas and rains in the plains. The city marked a marginal increase after the night temperature settled at 5.1 degrees Celsius yesterday. The minimum temperature in Banihal, the gateway town to Kashmir-valley along Jammu-Srinagar national highway, was 0.5 degrees Celsius, while the nearby Batote recorded a low of 3.3 degrees Celsius.
Bhaderwah town in Doda district, which was reeling under sub-zero temperature after the last week's snowfall, recorded a minimum of 0.4 degrees Celsius against the previous night's -0.6 degrees Celsius, a spokesperson of the Meteorological (MeT) department said. He said Katra town, the base camp for the pilgrims visiting Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Reasi district, experienced a low of 7 degrees Celsius.