Jammu, July 1: The mercury in Jammu region marked an increase of several notches as bright sun shone today after remaining hidden behind clouds since Wednesday.
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.
Though the mercury marked an increase of five degrees, it is still 3.3 degrees below season's average, the spokesman said.
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.