Wednesday, January 9, 2002, Chandigarh, India




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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Tuesday was 22.2C (72.0F) and the minimum 05.6C (42.1F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 85 per cent and the minimum 25 per cent.
  • Sunset: Wednesday: 05.39
  • Sunrise: Thursday: 07.21
  • OUTLOOK FOR  WEDNESDAY: Mainly cloudy sky.


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REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 22.3 05.4
Amritsar 19.2 01.8
Bhuntar 20.6 01.0
Hisar 21.5 05.8
Jammu 07.2
Ludhiana 21.4 03.7
Patiala 22.6 05.0
Shimla 14.3 05.2

 

 

NATION

Read under headings Max (maximum temperature), Min (minimum temperature), R (rainfall in past 24 hours) and TR (Total rain since October 1):

 

Station

Max

Min

R

TR

Ahmedabad

29

13

0

0

Bangalore

27

18

0

0

Bhopal

26

11

0

0

Bhubaneswar

27

17

9

2

Kolkata

26

16

0

0

Chennai

28

23

16

59

Dehra Dun

19

5

0

0

Gangtok

6

0

0

Guwahati

23

9

0

0

Hyderabad

24

18

7

11

Jaipur

23

7

9

0

Lucknow

23

6

0

0

Mumbai

27

22

0

0

New Delhi

22

5

0

0

Panjim

31

20

0

0

Patna

24

7

0

0




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Weather to remain dry
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, January 8
Rainfall: Weather was dry over the region.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: Minimum temperatures changed little.

Departures: They were below normal in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh and normal in the rest of the region.

The lowest temperature in the plains was 0.2C recorded at Pilani (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of January 10: Weather will be dry over the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of January 10: Hazy sky. Fog in the morning. No significant change in minimum temperature.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of January 10: Sky will be mainly clear.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Cold wave continues to sweep region

Chandigarh, January 8
Cold wave continued to sweep several parts of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir even as Amritsar was the coldest in the plains today with the mercury dropping to 1.8 Celsius.

The cold wave conditions prevailed at many places in Punjab. Amritsar recorded the seasons second lowest minimum at 1.8 C, down two degrees. The low had dropped to 1.5 C recently, which is the seasons lowest so far, a Weather Bureau official said here adding that the maximum reached 19.2 C.

Ludhiana and Patiala with respective lows of 3.7 C and 5 C, both down two, were the other colder places in punjab. The maximum at these places, however, touched 21.4 C and 22.6 C.

The city, too, had a cold night with the low dropping a degree below normal to record 5.6 C. The day, however, saw the sun shining in full strength and the maximum reached 22 C.

In Haryana, cold wave conditions have abated at most places, the official said. Ambala, however, recorded a low of 5.7 C, down one. Hisar recorded a normal minimum of 7.3 C. The days at these places were warm with maximums being recorded at 22.3 C and 21.5 C, respectively.

In Jammu and Kashmir, its summer capital Srinagar, which has been braving the chill for quite some time now, saw the low dip by two degrees below normal to record 4.2 C below the freezing point. Jammu, too, recorded a below normal minimum of 7.2 C.

Several places in Himachal Pradesh also braved the chill. Bhuntar recorded a low of - 0.7 C, Una 0.4 C, Kalpa -1 C and Sundernagar with a low of 1.3 C, were the other cold places in the state. Shimla, however, had a comparatively warmer night with an above normal low of 5.2 C and the day temperature rose to 14.3 C. 

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