Tuesday, June 3, 2003, Chandigarh, India




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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Monday was 43.8C (110.8F) and the minimum 26C (78.8F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 52 per cent and the minimum 08 per cent.
  • Sunset: Tuesday: 07.21
  • Sunrise: Wednesday: 05.20
  • OUTLOOK FOR  TUESDAY: Mainly clear sky.


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Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 44.1 25.3
Amritsar 44.6 27.0
Hisar 29.6
Jammu 43.0
Ludhiana 44.4
Patiala 43.2 25.4
Shimla 29.6 20.3
Sundernagar 40.9 19.9

 

 

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

43

28

0

0

Allahabad

45

29

0

0

Aurangabad

41

27

0

0

Bangalore

38

21

7

7

Baroda

43

28

0

0

Bhopal

29

0

0

Bhubaneshwar

29

0

0

Bhuj

37

27

0

0

Chennai

42

30

0

0

Dehra Dun

39

23

0

0

Gangtok

25

18

tr

tr

Guwahati

35

25

1

1

Gaya

29

0

0

Hyderabad

44

31

0

0

Indore

42

27

0

0

Jaipur

44

31

0

0

Jammu

42

27

Jamshedpur

44

28

0

0

Kolkata

38

29

0

0

Mumbai

34

28

0

0

Nagpur

47

33

0

0

New Delhi

44

28

0

0

Panjim

34

27

0

0

Patna

41

30

0

0

Pune

38

24

0

0

Rajkot

41

26

0

0

Ranchi

41

Shillong

26

16

40

40

Tiruchirapalli

41

27

0

0

Thiruvananthapuram

35

25

0

0

Visakhapatnam

39

30

0

0





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Thundershowers, rain likely in HP
Tribune New Service

New Delhi, June 2
Rainfall: Weather was mainly dry over the region.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: Maximum temperatures changed little. Departures: They were markedly above normal in Himachal Pradesh, east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal and appreciably above normal in the rest of the region.

The highest temperature in the region was 46.2C, recorded at Hissar (Haryana) and Dholpur (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of June 4: Rain or thundershowers are likely at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttaranchal. Isolated dust storm or thunderstorm is likely in Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan and east Uttar Pradesh. Weather will be mainly dry in west Uttar Pradesh.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of June 4: Mainly clear sky with dust haze. Dust storm or thunderstorm accompanied by squall is likely in some areas. Maximum temperature will be around 44C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of June 4: Dust storm or thunderstorm with light rain is likely at a few places. Squall with wind speed exceeding 65 k m p h is likely at isolated places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Amritsar sizzles at 44.1C

Chandigarh, June 2
Amritsar and Chandigarh saw the maximum temperatures shoot by four degrees above normal at 44.1C and 43.8C, respectively, even as the heatwave sweeping most parts of the northern states showed little signs of abating.

The maximum temperature on this day here last year was 37C, according to the Meteorological Department here. The mercury in Ambala rose by three degrees to settle at 44.1C.

The heatwave tightened its grip in Punjab and the high in Ludhiana was close to Amritsar at 44.3C while the maximum temperature at Patiala settled at 43.2C, both up by two degrees.

Shimla at a high of 29.6C was six above normal. PTI

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