Tuesday, May 1, 2001,
Chandigarh, India





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Rain likely in Himachal, J&K

Chandigarh records hottest day


 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Monday was 41C (105.8F) and the minimum 24C (75.2F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 48 per cent and the minimum 10 per cent.
  • Sunset: Tuesday: 7.01
  • Sunrise: Wednesday: 5.37
  • OUTLOOK FOR  TUESDAY: Mainly clear sky. Not much change in day temperature.


 

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REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 41.7 21.7
Amritsar 43.2 24.3
Bhuntar 34.1 12.2
Hisar 27.5
Patiala 42.0 22.5
Rohtak 25.1
Shimla 26.5 18.2
Srinagar 10.0
Sundernagar 36.6 15.5

 

 

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

43

27

0

10

Aurangabad

41

25

0

1

Bangalore

33

24

0

326

Baroda

41

27

0

0

Bhavnagar

41

25

0

10

Bhopal

43

22

0

6

Bhubaneswar

40

28

0

100

Bhuj

38

25

0

0

Chennai

37

27

0

99

Dehra Dun

37

21

0

84

Gangtok

14

2

462

Guwahati

22

19

45

276

Hyderabad

41

28

0

76

Indore

41

23

0

4

Jaipur

43

26

0

19

Jamshedpur

45

27

0

56

Kolkata

35

29

0

92

Kolhapur

40

25

0

30

Lucknow

44

25

0

11

Mahabaleshwar

34

22

0

35

Mumbai

32

27

0

1

Nagpur

45

27

0

49

New Delhi

42

27

0

41

Panjim

34

27

0

7

Patna

37

24

0

22

Pune

39

20

0

2

Rajkot

42

25

0

4

Ranchi

41

23

0

50

Ratnagiri

33

24

0

0

Shimla

26

18

0

179

Sholapur

43

28

0

26

Srinagar

27

10

3

113

Surat

39

27

0

0

Tiruchirapalli

37

28

0

60

Thiruvananthapuram

33

24

63

239

Udaipur

43

25

0

8

Visakhapatnam

37

29

0

22



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Rain likely in Himachal, J&K
Tribune New Service

New Delhi, April 30
Heat wave conditions continue to prevail in parts of Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh and extended in parts of Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab. They are likely to continue.

Rainfall: Weather was mainly dry over the region. Temperature: Past 24 hours change: Maximum temperatures rose appreciably in Jammu and Kashmir, rose in Himachal Pradesh and east Rajasthan and changed little elsewhere.

Departures: They were markedly above normal in the remaining parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan and west Uttar Pradesh, appreciably above normal in Uttaranchal and the remaining parts of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and east Uttar Pradesh. The highest temperature in the region was 45.3C recorded at Kota (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of May 2: Rain or thundershowers are likely at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttaranchal. Isolated duststorms/thunderstorms are likely in Haryana and Rajasthan. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of May 2: Mainly clear sky with possibility of thundery development in some areas towards evening/night. Maximum temperature will be around 42C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast vaid until the morning of May 2: Development of thunderclouds is likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Chandigarh records hottest day
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, April 30
The city recorded the hottest day of this summer today, while the local met office classified it as a moderate heat wave. The mercury rose to touch a high of 41 degree celsius, five degree above the normal average for this time of the year. Things are likely to continue in the same vein for the next few days.

Even the minimum temperature recorded was 24.6 degree celsius. In the afternoon, roads in the city were largely deserted, as people preferred to remain indoors.
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