Tuesday, May 15, 2001,
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Churu records 48.2C
New Delhi, May 14
Heat wave to severe heat wave conditions continue to prevail in parts of Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan. They are likely to abate during next two to three days. Heat wave conditions have abated in Himachal Pradesh.

Heatwave continues, rain in Shimla
Chandigarh, May 14
The heatwave continued in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh as the temperature was between 1 and 6 above normal in most parts of the region today, forcing people to remain indoors.


 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Monday was 37.0 (98.6F) and the minimum 30.2C (88.4F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 44 per cent and the minimum 29 per cent.
  • Sunset: Tuesday: 7.09
  • Sunrise: Wednesday: 5.28
  • OUTLOOK FOR  TUESDAY: Mainly clear sky with dust storm or thunder storm in the afternoon.


 

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REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 36.6 26.2
Amritsar 43.7 27.2
Bhuntar 34.6 16.6
Hisar 44.8 31.3
Patiala 38.7 27.5
Rohtak 30.1
Shimla 26.7 14.1
Srinagar 14.5
Sundernagar 36.0 18.9

 

 

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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

42

27

0

10

Ahmednagar

23

0

Aurangabad

40

25

0

1

Bangalore

34

22

0

372

Baroda

41

27

0

0

Bhavnagar

40

24

0

10

Bhopal

45

29

0

6

Bhubaneswar

39

26

0

105

Chennai

44

29

0

99

Dehra Dun

34

24

0

95

Guwahati

34

24

0

365

Hyderabad

42

29

0

76

Indore

41

25

0

4

Jaipur

44

29

0

19

Jamshedpur

36

26

0

79

Kodaikanal

22

28

2

287

Kolhapur

36

22

0

30

Mumbai

33

27

0

2

Nagpur

46

32

0

51

New Delhi

42

30

0

42

Panjim

34

26

0

7

Patna

37

28

0

39

Pune

36

23

0

2

Rajkot

40

26

0

4

Ranchi

33

22

0

100

Ratnagiri

33

26

0

0

Shillong

25

16

0

211

Tiruchirapali

39

28

0

81

Thiruvananthapuram

33

26

0

366

Vishakhapatnam

36

25

2

24

 


 

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Churu records 48.2C
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, May 14
Heat wave to severe heat wave conditions continue to prevail in parts of Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan. They are likely to abate during next two to three days. Heat wave conditions have abated in Himachal Pradesh.

Rainfall: Rain or thundershowers have occurred at a few places in Uttaranchal and at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and east Uttar Pradesh. Weather was dry in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of rainfall in cm. are: Himachal Pradesh: Pandoh 4, Uttar Pradesh: Bahraich 1 and Uttarachal: Mukteshwar 4 and Pantnagar 1.

Temperature: Past 24 hours change: Maximum temperatures fell in Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal and changed little elsewhere.

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

The highest temperature in the region was 48.2C recorded at Churu (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of May 16: Rain or thundershowers are likely at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, south Rajasthan, east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal. Squalls are likely at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh, east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of May 16: Hot and humid. Possibility of thundery development towards evening. Maximum temperature will be around 41C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi. Forecast valid until the morning of May 16: Development of thunderclouds is likely at a few places.

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Heatwave continues, rain in Shimla

Chandigarh, May 14
The heatwave continued in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh as the temperature was between 1 and 6 above normal in most parts of the region today, forcing people to remain indoors.

Narnaul in Haryana recorded the highest temperature in the region with the mercury touching a high of 45.5C, while it was 45.4C in Hisar, 4 above normal, a Met office spokesman said here.

The temperature soared by 2.3C in Amritsar where the mercury touched 43.7C, which was 6 above normal.

While the temperature was 38.7C in Patiala, Chandigarh recorded a high of 37.

The high temperature resulted in frequent breakdown of power supply in many parts of the region.

The Met office predicted duststorm at isolated places in Punjab and Haryana during the next 24 hours.

Shimla and its surrounding areas experienced rain this evening.

The rain was accompanied by thunder and lightning. Wildflower hall, Kufri, Naldehra and Narkanda in Shimla district and Rekong Peo, headquarters of tribal district of Kinnaur also had rainfall. PTI/UNI

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