Monday, December 11, 2000,
Chandigarh, India







W E A T H E R

Amritsar coldest in region

CHANDIGARH, Dec 10 (UNI) The western disturbances over Jammu and Kashmir today led to widespread cloudiness in the northwest plains, while temperatures dipped by 1-3C, with Amritsar recording 4.1C, the lowest in the region.

The night temperatures fell in Punjab and Haryana and changed a little in Himachal Pradesh. These were below normal in the plains and normal in Himachal Pradesh.

The temperature fell 3C below normal in Patiala, which recorded 4.8C.

In Haryana, the temperature was 2C below normal in Ambala, with 5.6C as the minimum on the scale. A minimum temperature of 5.9C was recorded at Rohtak.

The city and its surrounding areas in Punjab and Haryana were enveloped by clouds, with the minimum temperature dipping 2C below normal at 6.2 C.

The national Capital also witnessed cloudiness, with minimum temperature falling 1C below normal to record 7.6C at the Safdarjung observatory.

According to the weather forecast here, light to moderate rain or snow is likely to occur at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh. Light to moderate rain is likely to occur at isolated places in Punjab, while weather would be mainly dry in Haryana.

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Sunday was 22C (71.6F) and the minimum 6.2C (43.2F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 83 per cent and the minimum 21 per cent.
  • Sunset: Monday: 5.22
  • Sunrise: Tuesday: 7.11
  • OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY: Mainly cloudy sky. The minimum temperature will be around 6C.




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TERCENTENARY CELEBRATIONS
REGION
Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 22.3 5.6
Amritsar 22.8 4.1
Bhuntar 16.0 1.2
Patiala 23.1 4.8
Shimla 13.6 4.0
Srinagar 3.0
Sundernagar 18.2 8.6
 
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