Sunday, February 6, 2000,
Chandigarh, India






THE TRIBUNE SPECIALS
50 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE

TERCENTENARY CELEBRATIONS
W E A T H E R


CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Saturday was 16.2C (61.2F) and the minimum 10C (50F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 95 per cent and the minimum 59 per cent.
  • Sunset: Sunday: 6.02
  • Sunrise: Monday: 7.10
  • OUTLOOK FOR SUNDAY: Partly cloudy sky with a possibility of rain or thundershowers. Not much change in the night temperature.


REGION

Saturday: Rain or snow occurred at most places in Himachal. Rain occurred at most places in Haryana and Punjab. Chief amounts of precipitation in cms are: Solan 5; Nahan 4; Ambala, Patiala and Shimla 3 each and Chandigarh, Rohtak, Ludhiana, Sunni, Nadaun and Ghamroor 2 each and Hisar, Amritsar, Nangal Dam, Bhuntar, Rampur, Kasol, RL-1700 (Sutlej and Beas catchment area), Guler and Nagrota-Surian one each.

Night temperatures rose largely in Punjab and changed little elsewhere. These were markedly below normal in Himachal and above normal in Haryana and Punjab. The lowest temperature in the plains was 5.6C recorded at Amritsar.

Forecast: Moderate to rather heavy rain or snow is likely to occur at many places in Himachal. Light to moderate rain is likely to occur at many places in Punjab and Haryana. Hailstorm is likely to occur at isolated places in Haryana, Himachal and Punjab.

Warning: Heavy rain or snow is likely to occur at isolated places in Himachal during next 24 hours.

Extremes

Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 15.6 08.8
Amritsar 05.6
Bhuntar 04.9
Hisar 13.4 18.9
Jammu 10.6
Ludhiana 10.0
Patiala 15.3 10.1
Rohtak 11.4
Shimla 02.3 -00.4
Srinagar -01.0



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