Saturday, May 12, 2001,
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Sriganganagar records 46.4C
New Delhi, May 11
Heat wave to severe heat wave conditions are prevailing in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab. Heat wave conditions are also prevailing in parts of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, west Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal.

Mercury touches 44.5C in Delhi


 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Friday was 40.5C (104.9F) and the minimum 26.4C (79.5F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 46 per cent and the minimum 28 per cent.
  • Sunset: Saturday: 7.08
  • Sunrise: Sunday: 5.29
  • OUTLOOK FOR  SATURDAY: Mainly clear sky. Dust raising winds during day time.


 

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REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 41.1 25.0
Amritsar 46.9 22.9
Bhuntar 38.7 14.2
Hisar 46.5 30.3
Jammu 27.1
Patiala 42.5 25.0
Shimla 30.7  22.0
Srinagar 12.7
Sundernagar 39.7 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

41

27

0

10

Ahmednagar

39

29

0

3

Aurangabad

40

25

0

1

Bangalore

34

23

0

372

Baroda

40

27

0

0

Bhavnagar

39

26

0

10

Bhopal

41

28

0

6

Bhubaneswar

43

28

0

105

Bhuj

37

26

0

0

Chennai

42

29

0

99

Dehra Dun

40

23

0

95

Gangtok

13

11

566

Guwahati

29

23

0

357

Gaya

43

24

5

10

Hyderabad

41

27

0

76

Indore

39

23

0

4

Jaipur

43

29

0

19

Jamshedpur

46

26

0

79

Kolhapur

35

23

0

30

Kolkata

35

24

3

182

Lucknow

44

27

0

17

Mahabaleshwar

31

16

0

35

Mumbai

34

27

0

2

Nagpur

44

31

0

49

New Delhi

44

32

0

42

Panjim

34

27

0

7

Patna

35

23

2

39

Pune

37

23

0

2

Rajkot

40

26

0

4

Ranchi

23

1

100

Ratnagiri

34

26

0

0

Shillong

19

15

5

207

Shimla

29

22

0

186

Sholapur

42

25

0

26

Srinagar

30

13

0

133

Surat

34

27

0

0

Tiruchirapali

40

28

0

67

Thiruvananthapuram

34

26

0

366

Udaipur

41

14

0

8

Vishakhapatnam

39

29

0

22

 

Sriganganagar records 46.4C
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, May 11
Heat wave to severe heat wave conditions are prevailing in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab. Heat wave conditions are also prevailing in parts of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, west Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal.

Rainfall: Weather was mainly dry over the region.

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

Departures: They were appreciably above normal in the remaining parts of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal and above normal in the rest of the region. The highest temperature in the region was 46.4C recorded at Sriganganagar (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of 13th May: Rain or thundershowers are likely at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh, east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of 13th May: Dust haze. Dust raising winds during day time. Possibility of duststorm/squall towards after-noon/evening. Maximum temperature will be around 43C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast valid until the morning of 13th May: Squalls with wind speed exceeding 65 km.p.h. are likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

Mercury touches 44.5C in Delhi
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, May 11
Temp The heat wave continued in the Capital today with the mercury touching a record 44.50C and weathermen predicting respite in temperature in the coming days.

Delhi recorded maximum of 44.50C, up from 440C mark recorded yesterday. The minimum temperature recorded was 31.80C.

The Capital could experience duststorm tomorrow with wind pressure mounting in eastern side of Uttar Pradesh, the Met Office said adding that no change was expected in the level of temperature.

The heat wave conditions became worse with dust haze lifting and sun beating down unrelentlessly throughout the day, the Met Office added.






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