Monday, April 22, 2002, Chandigarh, India




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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Sunday was 40.2C (104.4F) and the minimum 22.0C (71.6F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 42 per cent and the minimum 15 per cent.
  • Sunset: Monday : 06.54
  • Sunrise: Tuesday: 05.47
  • OUTLOOK FOR  MONDAY: Heat wave conditions likely to continue.


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Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 41.3 20.3
Amritsar 42.4 21.3
Bhuntar 34.2 10.6
Hisar 44.5 27.3
Jammu 26.3
Ludhiana 42.4 20.2
Patiala 42.1 20.8
Rohtak 25.0
Shimla 25.4 18.4
Srinagar 27.2 09.6
Sundernagar 36.9 15.3

 

 

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

41

24

0

0

Ahmednagar

38

23

0

0

Aurangabad

39

26

0

21

Allahabad

43

27

0

tr

Baroda

40

25

0

tr

Bhavnagar

38

0

0

Bhopal

40

25

0

30

Bhubaneswar

39

26

1

18

Bhuj

38

24

0

0

Chennai

36

26

0

0

Dehra Dun

37

19

0

71

Gangtok

22

14

35

450

Gaya

43

25

0

4

Indore

38

23

0

28

Jaipur

41

27

0

4

Jamshedpur

43

27

0

39

Kolhapur

39

24

1

11

Kolkata

35

27

0

81

Lucknow

43

24

0

tr

Mahabaleshwar

33

16

19

63

Mumbai

34

28

0

15

Nagpur

43

29

0

7

New Delhi

43

27

0

3

Panjim

34

28

0

tr

Patna

43

27

0

12

Pune

40

25

tr

6

Port Blair

34

25

0

17

Rajkot

41

24

0

tr

Ranchi

40

24

0

44

Ratnagiri

27

tr

1

Shillong

15

0

147

Shimla

26

18

0

137

Sholapur

29

0

4

Srinagar

28

10

0

124




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Rain likely in  HP, J&K
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, April 21
Heat wave conditions are prevailing in most parts of Haryana, including Chandigarh and Delhi and Punjab and in parts of Rajasthan and west Uttar Pradesh.

Rainfall: Weather was mainly dry over the region.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: Maximum temperatures rose in Haryana and changed little elsewhere.

Departures: They were largely above normal in Jammu and Kashmir, markedly above normal in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Uttaranchal and appreciably above normal in the rest of the region. The highest temperature in the region was 45C recorded at Dholpur (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of April 23: Rain or thundershowers are likely at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Duststorms or thunderstorms are likely at isolated places in Rajasthan. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of April 23: Mainly clear sky. Maximum temperature will be around 41C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast valid until the morning of April 23: Sky will be mainly clear.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Patiala hottest; heat wave to continue
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, April 21
Those who have to move outdoors need to take precaution against a scorching sun with a heat wave having set in and likely to continue next week.

With the mercury crossing 40C in the city, Ambala and Patiala, 5C above normal, perfect heat wave conditions were visible, Met Department sources said.

The city and surrounding areas, in past couple of days, had experienced the maximum temperature touching 40C. The forecast for temperature on Monday is 40C.

The Met Office has forecast that heat wave conditions are prevailing and will continue for the the next two days.

Patiala remained hottest in the surrounding area recording 42.1C temperature rising by 0.1C from yesterday.

Chandigarh, though witnessing a heat wave, recorded a 40.02 C temperature, 0.2C down from yesterday. Ambala remained little bit hotter than the twin capital city at 41.3C, again 0.3C down from yesterday. 

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