Wednesday, May 14, 2003, Chandigarh, India




W E A T H E R

 

CHANDIGARH | REGION | NATION | SATELLITE PHOTO


Gujarat is reeling under a severe heat wave with temperatures rising to 45 degrees Celsius in several parts.
In Video:
(28k, 56k)

 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Tuesday was 35.4C (95.7F) and the minimum 24.6C (76.3F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 47 per cent and the minimum 12 per cent.
  • Sunset: Wednesday: 07.10
  • Sunrise: Thursday: 05.27
  • OUTLOOK FOR  WEDNESDAY: Mainly cloudy sky.


National Capital Region--Delhi

THE TRIBUNE SPECIALS
50 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE

TERCENTENARY CELEBRATIONS

 

REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 38.0 24.7
Amritsar 20.0
Bhuntar 27.0 12.2
Hisar 22.3
Ludhiana 37.0 22.3
Patiala 36.9 25.3
Shimla 22.7 11.0
Srinagar 20.3
Sundernagar 29.4 18.3

 

 

NATION

Read under headings Max (maximum temperature), Min (minimum temperature), R (rainfall in past 24 hours) and TR (Total rain since June 1):

Station

Max

Min

R

TR

Ahmedabad

44

28

0

0

Allahabad

39

27

0

0

Aurangabad

41

30

0

19

Bangalore

32

22

0

87

Baroda

44

25

0

0

Bhavnagar

43

27

0

tr

Bhopal

43

27

0

3

Bhubaneswar

40

27

0

39

Bhuj

41

25

0

0

Chennai

35

27

0

15

Dehra Dun

36

22

1

65

Gangtok

19

15

0

748

Guwahati

31

22

0

446

Gaya

38

27

0

41

Jamshedpur

38

25

0

126

Kolkata

37

27

0

125

Kodaikanal

22

15

0

304

Kolhapur

37

22

0

29

Lucknow

39

27

0

17

Mahabaleshwar

33

32

0

16

Mangalore

35

26

0

50

Mumbai

33

27

0

0

Minicoy

34

29

0

395

Nagpur

43

25

0

65

Panjim

34

27

0

1

Patna

36

27

0

23

Pune

40

23

0

1

Rajkot

42

25

0

0

Ranchi

36

22

0

115

Ratnagiri

33

27

0

0

Shillong

22

14

18

196

Sholapur

43

27

0

71

Surat

41

25

0

0

Tiruchirapalli

37

29

0

41

Thiruvananthapuram

33

26

00

156

Udaipur

43

29

0

0

Uthagamandalam

23

15

0

98

Visakhapatnam

37

29

0

24




Top

 

Thundershowers likely in Punjab
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, May 13
Rainfall: Rain or thundershowers have occurred at a few places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttaranchal and at isolated places in Punjab and west Uttar Pradesh. Weather was mainly dry in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of rainfall in cm are: Jammu and Kashmir: Banihal and Pahalgam 1 each, West Uttar Pradesh: Sarsawa 2 and Uttaranchal: Tehri 1. Snowfall report: Patsio (Himachal Pradesh) 5 cm.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: Maximum temperatures fell in Jammu and Kashmir and changed little elsewhere. Departures: They were appreciably above normal in Rajasthan, above normal in Himachal Pradesh, appreciably below normal in east Uttar Pradesh, below normal in Jammu and Kashmir and normal in the rest of the region.

The highest temperature in the region was 45.8C recorded at Dholpur (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of May 15: Rain or thundershowers are likely at a few places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttaranchal and at isolated places in Punjab. Isolated duststorm/thunderstorm is likely in Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of May 15: Mainly clear sky with dust haze. Duststorm/thunderstorm is likely to occur in some areas. Maximum temperature will be around 39C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of May 15: Duststorm/thunderstorm is likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

Top

 

Squall brings respite from heat
Tribune Reporters and PTI

Shimla, May 13
Hours before Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee arrived at Kulu for his summer retreat, a squall hit the region today, disrupting normal life.

The squall, followed by heavy showers, reduced visibility to a few metres, forcing vehicles to move at a slow pace with headlights on in Shimla, Kulu, Solan and some other areas, reports said.

Sharp showers provided respite to Chandigarh residents from the sweltering heat, this evening, but Hisar sizzled as mercury shot to 43.6C.

Chandigarh, Panchkula and SAS Nagar were lashed by rain after squall hit the region earlier in the day. The city recorded a high of 38.0C.

According to reports available with the local meteorological office, light to moderate rain lashed many towns in Himachal Pradesh. Shimla recorded a maximum of 26.4C while Solan was cooler, with a high of 20.9C.

Srinagar had a pleasant day at 19.2C while Jammu was hot in comparison, recording a high of 37.0C.

In Haryana, Narnaul recorded a high of 43.5C while the high at Ambala was 38.6C.

Amritsar, Ludhiana and Patiala recorded maximum temperature of 38.9C, 39.4C and 38.3C, respectively.

Heavy showers continued for an hour forcing people to stay indoors but the weather soon cleared up.

Top

Home | Punjab | Haryana | Jammu & Kashmir | Himachal Pradesh | Regional Briefs | Nation | Editorial |
|
Business | Sport | World | Mailbag | Chandigarh Tribune | Ludhiana Tribune
50 years of Independence | Tercentenary Celebrations |
|
123 Years of Trust | Calendar | Weather | Archive | Subscribe | Suggestion | E-mail |