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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Wednesday was 37.0C (98.6F) and the minimum 22.2C (72.0F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 96 per cent and the minimum 46 per cent.
  • Sunset: Thursday: 07.29
  • Sunrise: Friday: 05.22
  • OUTLOOK FOR  THURSDAY: Partly cloudy sky.


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Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 38.6 27.0
Amritsar 36.8 26.7
Bhuntar 32.7 19.2
Hisar 39.9 30.1
Ludhiana 36.9 28.3
Patiala 37.6 26.5
Shimla 22.6 15.9
Srinagar 18.4
Sundernagar 32.1 23.1

 

 

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

39

25

28

48

Allahabad

36

27

1

31

Aurangabad

21

20

69

191

Bangalore

30

20

0

181

Baroda

36

24

103

116

Bhavnagar

37

0

22

Bhopal

34

24

0

110

Bhubaneswar

29

26

1

180

Bhuj

35

28

0

0

Chennai

39

28

0

9

Dehra Dun

34

26

0

92

Guwahati

33

26

1

358

Gaya

35

25

1

46

Hyderabad

27

21

tr

164

Indore

28

23

63

169

Jaipur

38

29

0

27

Jamshedpur

32

24

22

366

Kolkata

31

25

49

315

Kolhapur

25

21

11

223

Lucknow

37

27

0

76

Mumbai

29

25

20

384

Minicoy

32

26

3

318

Nagpur

28

22

24

322

New Delhi

38

29

0

48

Panjim

30

26

2

1017

Patna

34

25

15

77

Pune

25

22

9

116

Rajkot

36

28

0

44

Ranchi

28

22

8

186

Ratnagiri

30

24

17

1287

Shillong

24

18

1

688

Shimla

25

16

7

52

Srinagar

26

18

0

72

Surat

30

25

67

221

Tiruchirapalli

37

26

0

115




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Monsoon advances into Rajasthan, UP
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, June 26
Southwest monsoon has further advanced into some parts of south Rajasthan and some more parts of east Uttar Pradesh. Conditions are favourable for its further advance into more parts of Rajasthan and rest of Uttar Pradesh. Northern limit of monsoon passes through 22 N, 65E, Deesa, Udaipur, Guna, Khujraho, Allahabad, Gorakhpur, Pantnagar, Dehra Dun, Shimla and Srinagar.

Rainfall: Rain or thundershowers have occurred at a few places in east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal and at isolated places in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and west Rajasthan. Weather was mainly dry in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of rainfall in cms are: Haryana: Chandigarh 3, Himachal Pradesh: Amb 2 and Kasol and Sarkaghat 1 each Uttar Pradesh: Varanasi AP 5, Gaighat and Rajghat 2 each and Palliakalan 1 and Uttaranchal: Ranikhet 6, Marora 5 and Uttarkashi 1.

Temperature: Past 24 hours change: Maximum temperatures rose markedly in Uttaranchal, rose appreciably in Haryana, rose in west Uttar Pradesh, fell in east Rajasthan and changed little elsewhere. Departures: They were appreciably above normal in west Rajasthan, above normal in east Rajasthan, appreciably below normal in Jammu and Kashmir, below normal in Punjab and normal in the rest of the region. The highest temperature in the region was 43.8C recorded at Bikaner (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of June 28: Rain or thundershowers is likely at a few places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, south Rajasthan, east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal and at isolated places in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of June 28: Partly cloudy sky with possibility of thundery development/light rain in some areas. Maximum temperature will be around 38C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast valid until the morning of June 28, 2002: Light rain is likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Rain lashes city, surrounding areas

Chandigarh, June 26
Chandigarh and surrounding areas were lashed by rains downpour accompanied by thunder squalls in the early hours today as the south-west monsoon stayed entrenched in parts of neighbouring Himachal Pradesh and Srinagar of Jammu and Kashmir for the past 48 hours.

About 25.8 mm of rain in less than four hours inundated low- lying areas and flooded labour colonies. While the day temperature today dipped to 36.8 C, one degrees below normal, people sweated in torrid humid conditions. The relative humidity hovered around 96 per cent maximum and 46 per cent minimum.

Weather Bureau Director S.C. Bhan said here today that the south-west monsoon having already advanced into most of Himachal Pradesh and parts of Jammu and Kashmir, was likely to keep its date of June 29 with the plains of the region. He said conditions were favourable for its further advance in more parts of Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan over the next 48 hours. Consequent upon this, monsoon and pre-monsoon rains or thunder showers were likely to occur at a few places in in Haryana, H P and isolated in Punjab and J&K during period.

Hisar and Ambala in Haryana saw the maximum dipping to the normal of 39.9C and 38.6C, respectively.

The day temperature plummeted by three degrees below normal at Ludhiana which reported the high of 36.9C. Amritsar and Patiala reported the highs of 36.9C and 37.6 C, two and one degree below normal, respectively.

Mercury dipped at many places in Himachal Pradesh following fresh spells of rains during the past 24 hours, which ended at 8.30 a.m..

Shimla and its surrounding areas were lashed by 6.8 mm of intermittent rain, even as the states capital remained enveloped in dense fog in the morning. The minimum temperature fell to 15.9C, from 17.7 yesterday, while the maximum today dipped to 22.6C, one degree below normal. Bhuntar and Sundernagar reported the a high of 32.7C and 32.1C respectively. UNI 

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