Tuesday, January 2, 2001
Chandigarh, India





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CHANDIGARH | REGION | NATION


More snow likely in Himachal

Sharp drop in temperature
First rain after September 26
(Chandigarh page)

Farmers welcome rain
(Punjab page)

Rain brings cheer to farmers, puts damper on revellers
(Ludhiana page)


 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Monday was 12.2C (54F) and the minimum 11.6C (52.9F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 95 per cent and the minimum 88 per cent.
  • Sunset: Tuesday: 5.33
  • Sunrise: Wednesday: 7.21
  • OUTLOOK FOR  TUESDAY: Partly cloudy sky. Significant fall in the night temperature. The minimum temperature will be around 6C.


 

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REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 13.5 11.2
Amritsar 16.0 10.8
Bhuntar 14.0 06.0
Hisar 15.6 13.1
Jammu 13.3
Ludhiana 12.0
Patiala 12.3 10.2
Rohtak 13.2
Shimla 4.9 01.4
Sundernagar 10.3 06.9

 

 

NATION

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

 

Station

Max

Min

R

TR

Ahmedabad

19

12

0

0

Allahabad

22

14

3

3

Aurangabad

19

15

3

3

Bangalore

26

19

0

0

Bhavnagar

25

14

0

0

Bhopal

16

13

4

4

Bhubaneswar

29

14

0

0

Bhuj

26

13

0

0

Calcutta

27

14

0

0

Chennai

30

23

0

0

Dehra Dun

18

10

tr

tr

Gangtok

15

8

tr

tr

Guwahati

25

12

0

0

Gaya

25

5

1

1

Hyderabad

29

20

0

0

Indore

17

10

6

6

Jaipur

25

11

1

1

Jamshedpur

11

0

0

Kodaikanal

20

11

11

11

Kolhapur

28

21

1

1

Lucknow

17

10

1

1

Mahabaleswar

17

15

6

6

Mangalore

32

23

0

0

Mumbai

23

18

1

1

Nagpur

28

15

4

4

New Delhi

24

13

2

2

Patna

25

15

0

0

Pune

19

17

7

7

Rajkot

11

0

0

Ranchi

25

13

1

1

Ratnagiri

31

21

33

33

Sholapur

30

18

3

3

Surat

24

12

0

0

Tiruchirapalli

29

24

tr

tr

Thiruvananthapuram

32

25

0

0

Udaipur

22

10

0

0

Udhagamandalam

19

9

0

0

Visakhapatnam

29

18

0

0

 

More snow likely in Himachal
Tribune News Service

NEW DELHI, Jan 1 Rainfall: Rain or snow has occurred at most places in Himachal Pradesh, at a few places in Uttaranchal and at isolated places in Jammu and Kashmir. Rain or thundershowers have occurred at most places in Haryana and Punjab, at a few places in east Uttar Pradesh and at isolated places in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of precipitation in cms are: Haryana: Narwana 5, Guhla and Jhajjar 4 each, Gohana and Kaithal 3 each, Hisar and Rohtak 2 each and Ambala, Chandigarh, Narnaul, Nilokheri, New Delhi (Palam) and Thanesar 1 each, Himachal Pradesh: Dharampur and Una 3 each, Barsar, Dehragopipur, Hamirpur, Nadaun and Nalagarh 2 each and Berthin, Ghamroor, Kahu, Kasol, Rajgarh, Shimla and Sundernagar 1 each, Punjab: Nawanshahr 4, Balachaur and Patiala 3 each, Ludhiana and Nangal 2 each and Adampur, Bathinda, Faridkot, Gurdaspur, Halwara and Talwandi Bhai 1 each and Rajasthan: Churu 1.

Temperature: 
Past 24 hours change: Minimum temperatures rose appreciably in Haryana, rose in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and west Uttar Pradesh, fell markedly in east Rajasthan, fell appreciably in west Rajasthan and changed little elsewhere.

Departures: They were markedly above normal in Haryana and Punjab, appreciably above normal in Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal and above normal in Himachal Pradesh. The lowest temperature in the plains was 7.6C recorded at Jodhpur city (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of January 3: Rain or snow will occur at many places in Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal and at a few places in Jammu and Kashmir. Rain or thundershowers are likely at a few places Haryana, Punjab and west Uttar Pradesh and at isolated places in east Rajasthan and east Uttar Pradesh. Weather will be mainly dry in west Rajasthan.

Heavy rainfall warning : Heavy rain or snow is likely at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal during the next 24 hours.

Low temperature warning : In Punjab, minimum temperatures are likely to fall up to 4C or less during the next two nights leading to cold wave conditions. Possibility of ground frost at a few places during the same period.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning 3 January : Partly cloudy sky. Fog during night and morning. Mainly clear sky with strong winds later. Appreciable fall in minimum temperature and will be around 6C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast valid until the morning of January 3 : Sky will be partly cloudy.

Outlook for the subsequent two days : Decrease in rainfall.
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