Wednesday, May 9, 2001, Chandigarh, India




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Severe heat wave sweeps Rajasthan


 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Tuesday was 37.8C (100.0F) and the minimum 23.0C (73.4F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 83 per cent and the minimum 24 per cent.
  • Sunset: Wednesday: 7.06
  • Sunrise: Thursday: 5.31
  • OUTLOOK FOR  WEDNESDAY: Mainly clear sky. Not much change in the day temperature.


 

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REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 39.0 22.1
Amritsar 36.0 20.2
Bhuntar 31.4 15.8
Hisar 27.1
Ludhiana 36.5 21.4
Patiala 39.3 23.1
Shimla 25.5 12.5
Srinagar 15.0
Sundernagar 33.2 18.8

 

 

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

44

26

0

10

Aurangabad

42

26

0

1

Bangalore

31

22

0

372

Baroda

41

26

0

0

Bhavnagar

44

23

0

10

Bhopal

44

28

0

6

Bhubaneswar

39

29

0

105

Bhuj

26

0

0

Chennai

38

28

0

99

Dehra Dun

35

24

0

95

Guwahati

31

23

0

337

Hyderabad

43

30

0

76

Indore

41

24

0

4

Jaipur

45

29

0

19

Jamshedpur

37

25

1

72

Kolhapur

34

25

0

30

Kolkata

33

26

2

161

Lucknow

37

27

0

17

Mahabaleshwar

31

17

0

35

Mumbai

34

27

0

2

Nagpur

46

33

0

49

New Delhi

39

27

0

42

Panjim

35

27

0

7

Patna

33

25

0

35

Pune

37

23

0

2

Rajkot

43

26

0

4

 


Severe heat wave sweeps Rajasthan
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, May 8
Heat wave to severe heat wave conditions continue to prevail in many parts of Rajasthan. Heat wave conditions also continue to prevail in parts of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. These are likely to continue. Heat wave conditions have abated in Haryana.

Rainfall: Rain or thundershowers occurred at a few places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir and at isolated places in Haryana, Punjab, west Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal. Weather was dry in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of rainfall in cms. are: Haryana: Thanesar 2, Himachal: Barsar 2, Jhandutta, Kasol and Sundernagar 1 each, Jammu and Kashmir: Kathua 2 and Batote 1, Punjab: Amritsar, Dhuri and Halwara 1 each. Uttarnachal: Pant Nagar 2.

Temperature: Past 24 hours change: Maximum tempertures fell appreciably in Haryana, fell in Punjab, west Rajasthan and east Uttar Pradesh and changed little elsewhere.

Departures: These were appreciably above normal in the remaining parts of Jammu and Kashmir and east Rajasthan, above normal in the remaining parts of Himachal and west Rajasthan, appreciably below normal in east Uttar Pradesh and normal in the rest of the region.

The highest temperature in the region was 47.2 degree Celsius recorded at Nal A.P. (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of May 10: Rain or thundershowers are likely at a few places in Himachal, Jammu and Kashmir, east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal. Rain or thundershowers accompanied with squalls are likely at isolated places in Haryana, Punjab and west Uttar Pradesh. Duststorms/thunderstorms are likely at isolated places in Harayna and east Rajasthan. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of May 10: Hot and humid with dust raising winds during day. Thundery development likely towards evening. Maximum temperature will be around 41 degree Celsius.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi. Forecast valid until the morning of May 10: Development of thunderclouds is likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

Squall Report: New Delhi (Safdarjung) experienced a northerly squall at 03 hours 35 minutes I.S.T. on May 8 with a maximum wind speed of 48 k.m. per hour.

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