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Duststorms likely
New Delhi, May 3
Heat wave conditions continue to prevail in parts of west Rajasthan. They have abated from east Rajasthan, west Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal.


 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Thursday was 39.4C (102.9F) and the minimum 27.6C (81.7F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 46 per cent and the minimum 14 per cent.
  • Sunset: Friday: 7.03
  • Sunrise: Saturday: 05.35
  • OUTLOOK FOR  FRIDAY: Partly cloudy sky. No significant change in day temperature.


 

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REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 39.3 24.3
Amritsar 41.7 22.4
Bhuntar 29.0 12.4
Hisar 43.5 28.4
Jammu 28.1
Ludhiana 40.8 23.0
Patiala 41.2 25.0
Rohtak 25.9
Shimla 24.7 18.2
Srinagar 10.5
Sundernagar 35.6 17.3

 

 

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

42

26

0

1

Bangalore

35

23

0

326

Baroda

43

26

0

0

Bhavnagar

41

22

0

10

Bhopal

 44

25

0

6

Bhubaneswar

39

25

0

101

Bhuj

42

25

0

0

Calcutta

35

28

0

97

Chennai

37

28

0

99

Dehra Dun

35

23

0

84

Gangtok

23

15

0

466

Guwahati

32

23

0

302

Hyderabad

42

27

0

76

Indore

43

23

0

4

Jaipur

42

28

0

19

Jamshedpur

41

24

8

71

 







Duststorms likely
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, May 3
Heat wave conditions continue to prevail in parts of west Rajasthan. They have abated from east Rajasthan, west Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal.

Rainfall: Rain or snow has occurred at a few places in Jammu and Kashmir and at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh. Weather was mainly dry in the rest of the region. Banihal (Jammu and Kashmir) recorded 2 cm of rainfall. Patsio (Himachal Pradesh) recorded 3 cm of snowfall.

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

Departures: They were appreciably above normal in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, east Rajasthan and the remaining parts of west Rajasthan, above normal in Haryana and normal in the rest of the region. The highest temperature in the region was 44.8C recorded at Churu (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of May 5: Rain or snow is likely at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Duststorms/thunderstorms are likely at isolated places in Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of May 5: Hazy sky. Dust raising winds during day time. Possibility of duststorm. Maximum temperature will be around 41C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast valid until the morning of May 5: Duststorms with light rain are likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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