Saturday, January 19, 2002, Chandigarh, India




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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Friday was 19.6C (67.3F) and the minimum 10.4C (50.7F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 87 per cent and the minimum 53 per cent.
  • Sunset: Saturday: 05.48
  • Sunrise: Sunday: 07.19
  • OUTLOOK FOR  SATURDAY: Mainly clear sky.


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Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 19.0 09.6
Amritsar 18.4 05.5
Bhuntar 16.9 02.8
Hisar 18.0 10.3
Jammu 19.9 08.0
Ludhiana 17.8 07.9
Patiala 18.0 09.1
Shimla 10.2 01.8
Srinagar 05.0 -0.6

 

 

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

27

10

0

0

Allahabad

25

17

0

0

Aurangabad

30

13

0

0

Bangalore

29

15

0

0

Baroda

28

11

0

0

Bhopal

26

13

0

0

Bhubaneshwar

31

17

0

2

Kolkata

29

19

0

0

Chennai

30

20

0

88

Dehra Dun

20

09

0

16

Gangtok

15

06

0

08

Guwahati

21

15

1

13

Gaya

25

16

0

0

Hyderabad

31

17

0

11

Indore

26

10

0

0

Jaipur

19

12

0

5

Jamshedpur

31

15

0

12

Lucknow

22

13

0

8

Mumbai

29

21

0

0

Nagpur

31

15

0

2

New Delhi

19

13

3

19

Patna

24

17

4

4

Pune

28

13

0

0

Ranchi

28

14

0

6

Shillong

16

10

1

6

Srinagar

03

-01

2

35

Tiruchirapalli

30

19

0

1

Thiruvananthapuram

33

20

0

0

Visakhapatnam

31

17

0

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Weather dry in region
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, January 18
Rainfall: Rain or snow has occurred at many places in Jammu and Kashmir, at a few places in Himachal Pradesh and isolated places in Uttaranchal. Rain or thundershowers have occurred at a few places in Haryana and west Uttar Pradesh and at isolated places in east Uttar Pradesh. Weather was mainly dry in the rest of the region. The chief amount of precipitation in cm are: Himachal Pradesh: Kalpa 2 and Bangana, Berthin, and Nadaun each 1. Jammu and Kashmir: Batote 1.

Snowfall report (cm): Himachal Pradesh: Dhundi 12, Bhang 5, Solangnala 4 and Patisio 2.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: Minimum temperatures fell appreciably in west Rajasthan, rose in Uttar Pradesh and changed little elsewhere. Departures: They were markedly above normal in east Uttar Pradesh, appreciably above normal in Haryana, east Rajasthan and west Uttar Pradesh, above normal in Uttaranchal, below normal in west Rajasthan and normal in the rest of the region.

The lowest temperature in the plains was 2.4C recorded at Bikaner (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of January 20: Rain or snow will occur at many places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir and at a few places in Uttaranchal. Rain or thundershowers are likely to occur at a few places in Uttar Pradesh and at isolated places in Haryana, Punjab and east Rajasthan. Weather will be dry in west Rajasthan.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of January 20: Generally cloudy sky with possibility of light rain or thundershowers in some areas. Fog in the morning. Fall in minimum temperature.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: forecast valid until the morning of January 20: Light rain is likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Cold wave persists in region

Chandigarh, January 18
The cold wave conditions revived after a brief lull, making the people in the north-west region to shiver even during the day with mercury slumping by two to three degrees below normal in the plains under an overcast sky and icy winds blowing across the snow-capped Himalayas.

Hisar in Haryana was the coldest during the day as the maximum temperature dipped to 18C, four degrees below normal. Patiala in Punjab was colder at 18C, two degrees less than the normal. Amritsar, Ludhiana and Delhi were other colder places reporting the highs of 18.4, 17.8 and 18.7C, respectively today. However, the minimum temperatures rose by two to three degrees above normal under an overcast sky.

The maximum temperature in and around Chandigarh today hovered around 19.6C while the minimum temperature was up by three degrees at 10.4C as against 19.6C and 9C respectively, yesterday.

Shimla and the adjoining areas were experiencing rains in the evening after occasional drizzles during the day. Shimla, which had recorded the lowest temperatures of 0.5C this winter on January 16, today had the low of 1.6C and high of 10.2C compared to 2.3 and 9C yesterday.

The Kalpa valley reported the low of 4.5C below freezing point this morning. The entire Dhauladhar ranges, overlooking Dharamsala in Kangra district were covered with snow. UNI

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