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Hisar, Amritsar groan under heat
Chandigarh, May 24
The heat wave returned with a vengeance at many places in this region today after almost 10 days of pleasant weather as mercury soared by 4C above normal, reports here said.

Temperature rises in region


 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Thursday was 40.8C (105.4F) and the minimum 28.4C (83.1F).
  • The maximum relative humidity was 60 per cent and the minimum 15 per cent.
  • Sunset: Friday: 7.17
  • Sunrise: Saturday: 5.22
  • OUTLOOK FOR  FRIDAY: Mainly clear sky. Not much change in day temperature.


 

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REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 41.1 26.8
Amritsar 43.5 27.0
Bhuntar 34.1 16.2
Hisar 44.5 29.3
Jammu 28.0
Ludhiana 43.3 26.8
Patiala 42.5 26.8
Rohtak 28.2
Shimla 26.5 17.2
Srinagar 29.7 12.6
Sundernagar 36.1 19.5

 

 

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

30

0

14

Aurangabad

39

26

0

1

Bangalore

32

21

2

384

Bhavnagar

40

29

0

10

Bhopal

40

25

0

33

Bhubaneswar

41

29

1

183

Bhuj

40

24

0

0

Kolkata

36

29

0

203

Chennai

38

23

tr

110

Dehra Dun

35

23

0

162

Gangtok

19

16

17

795

Guwahati

32

24

1

500

Gaya

42

Hyderabad

39

26

0

76

Indore

41

26

0

4

Jaipur

39

27

0

59

Jamshedpur

39

27

1

192

Kolhapur

30

23

0

35

Lucknow

40

27

0

48

Mumbai

35

29

0

7

Nagpur

43

28

0

76

New Delhi

39

29

0

55

Panjim

29

24

37

84

Pune

36

23

2

4

Rajkot

42

27

0

4

Ranchi

38

25

tr

103

Ratnagiri

32

24

2

51

Shillong

24

17

tr

279

Shimla

24

17

0

253

Sholapur

38

25

0

44

Srinagar

31

13

0

145

Surat

40

29

0

0

Tiruchirapalli

39

25

5

110

Thiruvananthapuram

33

21

32

401

Udaipur

42

29

0

10

Visakhapatnam

37

30

2

59

 


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Hisar, Amritsar groan under heat

Chandigarh, May 24
The heat wave returned with a vengeance at many places in this region today after almost 10 days of pleasant weather as mercury soared by 4C above normal, reports here said.

People in and around Hisar, Amritsar and Palam (Delhi), groaned under the oppressive heat wave, with the mercury rising to 44.5C and 43.5C and 43C, respectively. Ambala, Patiala and Safdarjung (Delhi) too had the highs rising to 41C and 42.5C and 42.4C, three degree to four degrees above normal.

The day temperature in and around Shimla rose to 26.3C, three degrees above normal against 24.3C recorded yesterday. The maximum also rose in Sundernagar to 36.1C and Bhuntar to 34.1C.

The maximum in Srinagar, summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, however, dropped slightly from 31C yesterday to 29.7C today, which was still four degrees above normal.
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Temperature rises in region
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, May 24
Rainfall: Weather was mainly dry in the region.

Temperature: Past 24 hours change: Maximum temperatures rose markedly in west Rajasthan, rose appreciably in Punjab, east Rajasthan and the remaining parts of Jammu and Kashmir, rose in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and changed little elsewhere.

Departures: They were appreciably above normal in Jammu and Kashmir, below normal in Haryana and normal in the rest of the region. The highest temperature in the region was 44C recorded at Jaisalmer (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of 26th May: Rain or thundershowers are likely at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh and south Rajasthan. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of 26th May: Mainly clear sky. Strong hot winds during day time. Maximum temperature will be around 41C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast valid until the morning of 26th May: Sky will be mainly clear.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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