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No respite from heat

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Jammu, May 23, 2013
First Published: 01:03 IST(23/5/2013) | Last Updated: 01:04 IST(23/5/2013)

The winter capital on Wednesday recorded another hottest day in the season with mercury touching 45.1°C.

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There was no respite from the heat as Wednesday's temperature surpassed the highest temperature 44.5°C recorded on Tuesday.

The maximum temperature in the city shot at least six notches above average to 45.1°C, making it the season's hottest day so far, Met official said.

The minimum temperature in Jammu was recorded at 26.8 degree Celsius, which, too, is three degrees above the normal.

A met official said the heat wave would continue to sweep across the Jammu region and the maximum temperature would hover around the 45°C mark and weather will remain dry for at least next couple of days.

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