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Heavy snowfall in upper HP areas
Chandigarh, March 2
Many places in Punjab and Haryana were lashed by heavy rain today even as the upper reaches of Himachal Pradesh received snow during the past 24 hours, reviving cold weather conditions in the region.


 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Saturday was 23.2C (73.8F) and the minimum 6.6C (43.9F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 98 per cent and the minimum 88 per cent.
  • Sunset: Sunday: 06.23
  • Sunrise: Monday: 06.45
  • OUTLOOK FOR  SUNDAY: Partly cloudy sky with possibility of thundery development.


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REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 17.2 14.5
Amritsar 20.6 09.3
Bhuntar 08.5 07.0
Hisar 21.3 14.6
Jammu 13.1
Ludhiana 18.0 13.8
Patiala 18.0 12.5
Shimla 06.5 04.8
Srinagar 05.2
Sundernagar 10.9 09.6

 

 

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

36

19

0

0

Ahmednagar

16

0

0

Allahabad

22

19

0

0

Aurangabad

37

20

0

0

Bangalore

33

17

0

0

Baroda

36

18

0

0

Bhavnagar

35

0

0

Bhopal

36

17

0

0

Bhubaneswar

34

22

0

0

Bhuj

35

19

0

0

Chennai

33

23

0

0

Guwahati

29

14

0

0

Gaya

30

15

0

0

Hyderabad

36

22

0

0

Indore

35

17

0

0

Jaipur

33

18

0

0

Jamshedpur

34

16

0

0

Kolkata

32

23

0

0

Kolhapur

35

20

0

0

Lucknow

30

15

0

0

Mahabaleshwar

32

17

0

0

Mumbai

32

23

0

0

Minicoy

32

25

0

0

Nagpur

37

19

0

0

New Delhi

27

17

0

tr

Panjim

32

24

0

0

Patna

30

17

0

0

Pune

36

15

0

0

Rajkot

36

19

0

0

Ranchi

30

14

0

0

Ratnagiri

38

21

0

0

Sholapur

31

21

0

0

Surat

36

15

0

0

Tiruchirapalli

34

22

0

0

Thiruvananthapuram

33

23

0

0

Uthagamandalam

25

07

0

0

Visakhapatnam

33

24

0

0




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Heavy snowfall in upper HP areas

Chandigarh, March 2
Many places in Punjab and Haryana were lashed by heavy rain today even as the upper reaches of Himachal Pradesh received snow during the past 24 hours, reviving cold weather conditions in the region.

It was pouring in the city since late last night and 9.2 mm of rainfall had been recorded till early this morning, a weather bureau official said here. The sky remained overcast and intermittent rain during the day paralysed life in and around Chandigarh.

In Haryana, Ambala was the wettest in the region after being drenched by heavy rains at 63.7 mm. The low there was recorded at 14.5C. Hisar, too, had a similar low at 14.6C, but it received lesser rain.

Many cities in Punjab also received heavy rain. Patiala recorded a rainfall of 10.8 mm until this morning and the low was recorded at 12.5C. Amritsar received a rainfall of 1.6 mm and the low dropped to 9.3C. Ludhiana, too, had 3.8 mm rain.

In Himachal Pradesh, the upper reaches reported heavy snow with Dhundi getting 69 cm of snowfall, Solang Nullah 50 cm, Patsio 25 cm and Bhang in Manali 6 cm.

Shimla was lashed by heavy rain. It had already received 45.9 mm of rainfall till early today and the night temperature was recorded at 4.8C.

He said many other places in Himachal also had rain, with Sundernagar having a rainfall of 18.3 mm and Bhunter was 22.4 mm.

Movement of vehicular traffic was disrupted as roads at a few places in Shimla and in the tribal areas were blocked by snow.

The 320-km Hindustan-Tibet National Highway road was closed to traffic beyond Narkanda in the district. Traffic for Rampur has been diverted via Basantpur. The Shimla-Chopal road and the Shimla-Rohroo road were blocked at Deha and Khadapather, respectively.

Tribal districts of Lahaul Spiti and Kinnaur and Pangi valleys in Chamba district had moderate to heavy snow.

Heavy snow was reported from Rohtang Pass, Dhauladhar Ranges and Bagsunag in Kangra valley.

Khadapathar, Khadrala and tourist resorts of Narkanda in Shimla district and Manali in Kulu district had intermittent snow. PTI, UNI

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Snow likely in J&K, HP
Tribune Reporters

New Delhi, March 2
Rainfall: Rain or snow has occurred at most places in Himachal Pradesh and at many places in Jammu and Kashmir and Uttaranchal. Rain or thundershowers have occurred at many places in Punjab, at a few places in Haryana and at isolated places in west Rajasthan and west Uttar Pradesh. Weather was dry in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of precipitation in cm are: Haryana Ambala 6, Guhla 4, Narwana and Uklana 2 each and Chandigarh and Pehowa 1 each, Himachal Pradesh Jubbal 9, Rohru and Shimla 5 each, Nahan 4, Baijnath, Dharampur and Rampurbushar 3 each, Berthin, Bhuntar, Ghumarwin, Manali, Paonta, Rajgarh, Sundernagar and Sunnibhajji 2 each and Amb, Bangana, Barsar, Bharwain, Dehragopipur, Guler, Kahu, Kasol, Nadaun and Sujanpurtira 1 each, Jammu and Kashmir Katra 2 and Banihal, Batote and Jammu 1 each, Punjab Patiala and Nangal 1 each and Uttaranchal Dehra Dun 4. Snowfall reports (cm): Dhundhi 69, Solangnullah 50, Patiso 25 and Bhang 6.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: Maximum temperatures fell largely in Himachal Pradesh, fell markedly in Punjab and Uttaranchal, fell appreciably in Jammu and Kashmir and west Rajasthan, fell in Haryana and changed little elsewhere.

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

The highest temperature in the region was 36.7C recorded at Banswara (Rajasthan).

Past 24 hours change: Minimum temperatures rose in east Uttar Pradesh and changed little elsewhere.

Departures: They were appreciably above normal in Haryana and east Rajasthan, above normal in Jammu and Kashmir, west Rajasthan and east Uttar Pradesh and normal in the rest of the region.

The lowest temperature in the plains was 9.3C recorded at Amritsar (Punjab).

Forecast valid until the morning of March 4, 2002: Rain or snow will occur at many places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttaranchal. Rain or thundershowers are likely at a few places in Haryana, Punjab and west Uttar Pradesh and at isolated places in east Uttar Pradesh. Weather will be mainly dry in Rajasthan.

Heavy rainfall warning: Heavy rain or snow is likely at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttaranchal during the next 24 hours.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of March 4, 2002: Generally cloudy sky with possibility of light rain or thundershowers in some areas. Maximum and minimum temperatures will be around 24C and 13C respectively.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of March 4, 2002: Light rain is likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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