Friday, April 20, 2001,
Chandigarh, India




W E A T H E R

 

CHANDIGARH | REGION | NATION | SATELLITE PHOTO


Temp drops by 7 degrees
Chandigarh, April 19
Parts of the northwestern region today received rain again after a sunny day yesterday, dropping the temperature by 7C at some places.

Heavy rain, snow likely in HP, J&K


 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Thursday was 30.0C (86.0F) and the minimum 17.8C (64.0F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 96 per cent and the minimum 31 per cent.
  • Sunset: Friday: 6.54
  • Sunrise: Saturday: 5.49
  • OUTLOOK FOR  FRIDAY: Partly cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain and thunder showers.


 

THE TRIBUNE SPECIALS
50 YEARS OF INDEPENDENCE

TERCENTENARY CELEBRATIONS

 

REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 30.5 16.4
Amritsar 27.7 14.2
Hisar 17.2
Jammu 17.2
Ludhiana 28.4 15.2
Patiala 29.4 16.5
Shimla 17.5 8.7
Srinagar 9.0

 

 

NATION

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

Station

Max

Min

R

TR

Ahmedabad

38

26

0

10

Allahabad

35

23

0

Aurangabad

37

23

0

1

Bangalore

30

20

109

320

Bhavnagar

36

24

0

1

Bhopal

36

21

1

6

Bhubaneswar

37

22

5

100

Bhuj

35

25

0

0

Chennai

35

27

0

99

Dehra Dun

28

15

0

84

Gangtok

16

10

13

222

Guwahati

31

21

0

121

Gaya

34

21

0

5

Hyderabad

37

25

0

75

Indore

35

21

0

4

Jaipur

31

18

2

11

Jamshedpur

33

23

0

54

Kolkata

31

24

2

88

Lucknow

34

20

0

11

Mahabaleshwar

30

14

0

35

Mumbai

32

25

0

1

Nagpur

35

23

0

44

New Delhi

31

18

0

40

Patna

33

21

0

22

Pune

35

20

0

0

Rajkot

38

24

0

4

Ranchi

31

19

0

50

Shillong

23

13

0

42

Sholapur

37

24

0

26

Surat

33

22

0

0

Tiruchirapalli

35

25

0

60

Thiruvananthapuram

33

24

7

153

Udaipur

36

20

0

6

Visakhapatnam

36

26

0

21

Temp drops by 7 degrees

Chandigarh, April 19
Parts of the northwestern region today received rain again after a sunny day yesterday, dropping the temperature by 7C at some places.

According to the weather department here, the city received light showers this afternoon. The maximum temperature plunged to 31C yesterday with the minimum being 17.8C.

In Haryana, Ambala recorded a low of 16.4C.

In Punjab, the maximum plunged by 7C from normal to settle at 27.2C at Amritsar even as the minimum made it the coolest place in the state at 14.2C.

In Ludhiana and Patiala, too, the maximums nosedived by 7C. They were recorded at 29.4C and 28.7C respectively. Minimums at these places stood at 15.2C and 16.5C.

Shimla received a rainfall of 0.8 mm as people had to wear woollens, with the maximum dipping by 4C to settle at 15.3C and the minimum 8.7C.

Several other places in Himachal also reported rainfall. Bhunter and Sundernagar measured 1.2 mm and 5.6 mm of rain, lowering the minimum at these places to 10.8C and 11.7C. The maximums were recorded at 22.9C and 24.6C, respectively.

The forecast valid over the next 48 hours is moderate to heavy rain or snow at many places in Himachal. Light to moderate rain will occur in many places in Punjab and Haryana. Hailstorm or thunder squall with wind speed exceeding 45 kmph are also likely to occur at isolated places in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal. UNITop



Heavy rain, snow likely in HP, J&K
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, April 19
Rainfall: Rain or snow has occurred at many places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir and at a few places in Uttaranchal. Rain or thundershowers have occurred at a few places in west Rajasthan and at isolated places in Haryana, Punjab, east Rajasthan and west Uttar Pradesh. Weather was dry in east Uttar Pradesh.

The chief amounts of precipitation in cm were: Himachal Pradesh: Katuala 3, Berthin, Baijnath and Dhundhi 2; each and Bhang, Dharampur, Ghamroor, Jubbal, Kasauli, Nadaun, Pandoh, Renuka and Solan 1 each, Jammu and Kashmir: Quazigund 1, Punjab: Ferozepore 2; and Zira 1. Uttaranchal: Mukteshwar 1.

Temperature: Past 24 hours change: Maximum temperatures rose appreciably in Jammu and Kashmir and Uttar Pradesh, rose in Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal and changed little elsewhere. 

Departures: They were largely below normal in Punjab, markedly below normal in Haryana and appreciably below normal in the rest of the region. The highest temperature in the region was 38.1C recorded at Banswara (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of April 21: Rain or snow will occur at many places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir and at a few places in Uttaranchal. Rain or thundershowers will occur at many places in Haryana, Punjab and north Rajasthan, at a few places in south Rajasthan and west Uttar pradesh and at isolated places in east Uttar Pradesh.

Isolated thundersqualls or hailstorms are likely in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan and west Uttar Pradesh.

Heavy rainfall warning: Heavy rain or snow is likely at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir during the next 48 hours.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of April 21: Generally cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers accompanied by squall and hailstorm in some areas. No significant change in maximum temperature. It will be around 32C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast valid until the morning of April 21: Light to moderate rain will occur at a few places. Hailstorms or squalls with wind speed exceeding 65 Km per hour are likely at isolated places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

  

Top

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