Thursday, August 1, 2002, Chandigarh, India




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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Wednesday was 36.4C (97.5F) and the minimum 26.2C (79.2F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 73 per cent and the minimum 46 per cent.
  • Sunset: Thursday: 07.18
  • Sunrise: Friday: 05.41
  • OUTLOOK FOR  THURSDAY: Partly cloudy sky. Possibility of rain.


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Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 37.4 26.1
Amritsar 31.8 26.7
Bhuntar 34.5 17.0
Dharamsala 23.0
Hisar 40.4 30.5
Ludhiana 34.4 25.9
Patiala 36.4 28.1
Shimla 25.6 18.4
Srinagar 14.7
Sundernagar 34.1 19.4

 

 

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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

35

26

0

211

Allahabad

37

29

0

138

Aurangabad

31

23

0

265

Bangalore

28

21

0

217

Bhavnagar

35

0

633

Bhopal

33

24

0

150

Bhubaneswar

30

24

13

605

Chennai

33

27

0

71

Dehra Dun

33

25

0

291

Gangtok

22

21

1530

Guwahati

33

26

1

686

Gaya

32

27

0

366

Hyderabad

33

24

0

231

Indore

31

21

0

222

Jaipur

39

29

0

53

Jamshedpur

33

25

10

536

Kolkata

34

27

tr

733

Kodaikanal

12

10

225

Kolhapur

29

21

0

325

Lucknow

37

23

79

249

Mumbai

32

27

tr

550

Nagpur

35

27

0

448

New Delhi

40

30

0

56

Panjim

31

26

tr

1347

Patna

32

27

10

353

Pune

29

22

0

233

Rajkot

34

24

0

239

Ranchi

31

23

3

506

Shillong

23

17

33

1258

Shimla

25

18

0

244

Sholapur

34

25

0

216

Srinagar

27

15

0

99

Surat

31

27

0

513

Tiruchirapalli

37

27

0

115

Thiruvananthapuram

29

23

7

219

Udaipur

33

24

0

113

Visakhapatnam

34

26

21

169




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Heavy rain likely in UP, Uttaranchal
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, July 31
Rainfall: Rain or thundershowers have been reported at a few places in Uttaranchal and at isolated places in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, east Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Weather was mainly dry in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of rainfall in cms. are: Himachal Pradesh: Kangra 5 and Baijnath 1, east Rajasthan: Karauli 3 and Bandikui 1, east Uttar Pradesh: Lucknow 8, Neemsar 4 and Palliakalan 1, west Uttar Pradesh: Dabri 2 and Uttaranchal: Mukteshwar 3 and Pantnagar 1.

Forecast valid until the morning of August 2: Rain or thundershowers will occur at many places in east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal, at a few places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and west Uttar Pradesh and at isolated places in Haryana and east Rajasthan. Weather will be mainly dry in west Rajasthan.

Heavy rainfall warning: Heavy rain is likely at isolated places in east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal during the next 48 hours.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of August 2: Generally cloudy sky with rain/thundershowers in some areas.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of August 2: Light to moderate rain will occur at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: Increase in rainfall.

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Scattered showers in region

Chandigarh, July 31
Hisar and Shimla stayed hottest in the region by four and six degrees, respectively, as south-west monsoon continued to elude most of the north-west region for more than a month now.

Weathermen here said an upper air cyclonic circulation of 2.1 km, above sea level over west Rajasthan and the neighbourhood was likely to cause light to moderate rains at a few places in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal over the next 48 hours.

The day temperatures in and around Hisar slightly dipped today to 40.4C, four degrees above normal following last evenings 0.2 mm rainfall.

Shimla with the high of 25.6C stayed hottest. Bhuntar(34.5C) and Sundernagar (34.1C) were the other hottest places in the state. Only Dhundi, beyond Manali, reported 4 mm rainfall in the past 24 hours.

While major parts of Chandigarh had drizzles, the southern sector and adjoining areas of SAS Nagar had moderate rain shortly before noon today after almost a week-long dry spell. The day temperature hovered around 36.4C, three degrees above normal.

Palam in Delhi too had traces of rain, reports said.

Ambala in Haryana, too, was hotter by three degrees at 37.4C. Similarly, Patiala was hotter by two degrees at 36.4C. Against this, Amritsar and Ludhiana were cooler by two and one degrees at 31.8C and 34.4C, respectively. UNI

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