Jammu, Jun 30 (PTI) The mercury in Jammu region marked an increase of several notches as bright sun shone today after remaining hidden behind clouds since Wednesday. Also Read - Tripura Congress Chief's Car Attacked Allegedly by BJP Workers, Party Calls For Strike

The city of temples recorded a maximum temperature of 33.0 degrees Celsius against yesterday’s 28.0 degrees Celsius, a spokesman of the MeT department here said. Also Read - Key NASA Rocket Test Cut Short Due To Early Engine Shutdown

Though the mercury marked an increase of five degrees, it is still 3.3 degrees below season’s average, the spokesman said. Also Read - Live Streaming Premier League Liverpool vs Manchester United in India: When And Where to Watch LIV vs MAN UTD Live Football Match

Similarly, the night temperature also increased by 4.5 notches and settled at 25.6 degrees Celsius — still 2.3 degrees below normal during this part of the season.

The Jammu region witnessed light rains in the morning before the sun made its appearance but reports of intermittent rains were received from several other districts, including Rajouri and Reasi district, throughout the day.

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