Friday, August 9, 2002, Chandigarh, India




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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Thursday was 36.0C (96.8F) and the minimum 28.8C (83.8F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 83 per cent and the minimum 52 per cent.
  • Sunset: Friday: 07.11
  • Sunrise: Saturday: 05.45
  • OUTLOOK FOR  FRIDAY: Partly cloudy sky.


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REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 38.2 27.7
Amritsar 36.0 26.2
Bhuntar 29.1 20.3
Hisar 42.9 29.9
Jammu 28.4
Ludhiana 35.4 26.7
Patiala 36.8 28.9
Shimla 21.5 17.6
Srinagar 19.4
Sundernagar 23.6

 

 

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

31

25

0

266

Allahabad

38

26

31

175

Bangalore

25

20

0

231

Baroda

31

23

72

452

Bhopal

29

24

4

271

Bhubaneswar

33

26

0

698

Chennai

32

26

0

127

Dhera Dun

33

25

1

487

Guwahati

34

27

30

742

Hyderabad

27

21

10

313

Indore

29

22

11

290

Jaipur

34

27

6

96

Jamshedpur

25

0

548

Kolkata

34

27

0

847

Mumbai

26

23

56

881

Nagpur

31

24

0

511

New Delhi

38

29

0

58

Panjim

30

25

1

1498

Patna

27

0

518

Pune

25

20

7

267

Shillong

25

18

1

1317

Thiruvananthapuram

31

23

3

261

Visakhapatnam

29

25

13

248




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More rain in HP predicted
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, August 8
The monsoon has been active in east Rajasthan.

Rainfall: Rain or thundershowers have occurred at most places in east Rajasthan, at a few places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal and at isolated places in west Rajasthan and west Uttar Pradesh. Weather was mainly dry in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of rainfall in cms are: Himachal Pradesh: Shimla and Sandhole 3 each, Bhuntar 2 and Kandaghat, Mandi and Sangraha 1 each, and Uttaranchal: Uttarkashi 4 and Joshimath 1.

Forecast valid until the morning of August 10: Rain or thundershowers will occur at many places in Himachal Pradesh, east Rajasthan, east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal, at a few places in Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and west Uttar Pradesh and at isolated places in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of August 10: Generally cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain/thundershowers in some areas.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast valid until the morning of August 10: Light to moderate rain will occur at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Rain lashes HP, Punjab areas

Chandigarh, August 8
Many places in Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh were lashed by rain today, but Hisar sizzled at a seven degrees above normal high at 42.9C.

The city and adjoining Panchkula and SAS Nagar reported light rain during the day. The high here was 36.3C.

After being declared as drought-affected recently, it rained at some places in Haryana, including Mahindergarh, Rewari, Ambala, Hisar, too, received 7mm of rainfall yesterday, according to Met office. In Punjab, rain was reported from Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Kartarpur, Hoshiarpur also reported drizzle.

The maximum at Amritsar was 36C while Patiala and Ludhiana recorded the maximum of 36.8C and 35.4C, respectively.

Many places in Himachal continued to be lashed by rain. The high at Shimla was 21.5C after receiving 32mm of rainfall during the past 24 hours.

Other places in Himachal which received rain included Bhuntar, Kahu, Rampur, Solang Nullah, Dhundi, Bhang in Manali, Pandoh, Patsio and Sundernagar.

The Met office has forecast light to moderate rain at a few places in Punjab and Himachal and at isolated places in Haryana during the next 48 hours. PTI

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