Friday, March 24, 2000,
Chandigarh, India






THE TRIBUNE SPECIALS
50 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE

TERCENTENARY CELEBRATIONS
W E A T H E R


CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Thursday was 22.8C (73.0F) and the minimum 13.0C (55.4F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 76 per cent and the minimum 29 per cent.
  • Sunset: Friday: 6.37
  • Sunrise: Saturday: 6.20
  • OUTLOOK FOR FRIDAY: Partly cloudy sky. Rise in the day temperature. Not much change in the night temperature.


REGION

Thursday: Rain or snowfall has been reported at many places in H.P. Reports of rain have come from a few places in Haryana and Punjab. The chief amounts of rainfall in cms are: Bhunter 3, Shimla, Sundernagar, Sunni, and Berthin 2 each and Pandoh, Rampur, Kasol, Kahu, and Nadaun one each.

On Wednesday the day temperature rose appreciably in Punjab, rose in Haryana and fell appreciably in H.P. It was appreciably below normal in the area. The highest temperature in the area 30.3 C recorded at Hisar.

Night temperature fell appreciably in the area. It was markedly below normal in H.P. The lowest temperature in the plains was 10.1C recorded at Amritsar.

Forecast: Moderate to rather heavy rain or snow likely at many places in H.P. Light to moderate rain likely at a few places in Haryana and Punjab. Hailstorms or thunder squalls with wind speed exceeding 45 km per hour likely at isolated places in Haryana, H.P. and Punjab.

Extremes

Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 22.2 12.0
Amritsar 27.5 10.1
Bhuntar 2.3
Hisar 27.9 14.3
Jammu 12.9
Patiala 24.6 12.3
Shimla 8.0 1.8
Srinagar 16.1 4.6
Sundernagar 19.8 5.6



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