Wednesday, May 22, 2002, Chandigarh, India




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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Tuesday was 41.0C (105.8F) and the minimum 26.0C (71.6F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 49 per cent and the minimum 10 per cent.
  • Sunset: Wednesday: 07.15
  • Sunrise: Thursday: 05.23
  • OUTLOOK FOR  WEDNESDAY: Mainly clear sky.


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Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 41.4 24.5
Amritsar 42.4 22.6
Dharamsala 22.2
Hisar 44.5 27.3
Jammu 25.7
Ludhiana 42.4 23.0
Patiala 42.4 25.2
Rohtak 27.2
Shimla 26.2 18.1
Srinagar 08.5
Sundernagar 17.5

 

 

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

28

0

0

Allahabad

43

31

0

tr

Bangalore

31

20

5

81

Baroda

38

28

0

tr

Bhopal

41

27

0

30

Bhubaneswar

46

29

0

73

Chennai

40

30

tr

21

Dehra Dun

35

26

0

144

Guwahati

32

23

13

572

Hyderabad

39

26

0

65

Indore

39

25

0

28

Jaipur

41

28

0

4

Jamshedpur

45

30

0

78

Kolkata

43

31

0

135

Lucknow

44

26

0

1

Mumbai

35

29

tr

16

Nagpur

42

29

0

32

New Delhi

43

28

0

3

Patna

30

0

159

Pune

34

24

0

24

Ranchi

26

0

51

Surat

34

29

0

4

Thiruvananthapuram

32

24

2

281

Visakhapatnam

41

31

0

90




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Weather to be dry in region
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, May 21
Rainfall: Weather was mainly dry over the region.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: Maximum temperatures fell in Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal and changed little elsewhere.

Departures: They were above normal in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and west Rajasthan and normal in the rest of the region. The highest temperature in the region was 44.9 C recorded at New Delhi (Palam).

Forecast valid until the morning of May 23 2002: Rain or thundershowers are likely at isolated places in east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal. Weather will be dry in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood: Valid until the morning of May 23 2002: Mainly clear sky with dust haze. Maximum temperature will be around 44 C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast valid until the morning of May 23 2002: Sky will be mainly clear.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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No let-up in heatwave conditions

Chandigarh, May 21
With heatwave conditions showing a little signs of abating in the northern region the agony of people at many places has been compounded by unscheduled power cuts even as mercury soared to 41C in the city today.

The maximum rose to three degrees above normal at Hisar in Haryana to touch 44.5C. Ambala was also hot at 41.4C a weather bureau official said.

The city has been witnessing unscheduled power cuts for the past fortnight now with power situation no better in its peripheries. Reports of power cuts and breakdowns have also come in from various towns in Punjab and Haryana.

There has been no let up in heatwave conditions which has claimed 28 lives so far in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh.

Punjab, Amritsar, Ludhiana and Patiala recorded similar maximums at 42.4C today.

In the hills, Shimla had a high of 26.2C, which was two degrees above normal.

The meteorological Department here has forecast mainly dry weather for most places in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh with possibility of some showers at isolated places in Himachal during the next 24 hours. PTI

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