Tuesday, August 13, 2002, Chandigarh, India




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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Monday was 29.4C (84.9F) and the minimum 26.0C (78.8F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 94 per cent and the minimum 77 per cent.
  • Sunset: Tuesday: 07.07
  • Sunrise: Wednesday: 05.48
  • OUTLOOK FOR  TUESDAY:  Partly cloudy sky with possibility of rain.


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Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 30.4 24.9
Amritsar 33.6 26.6
Bhuntar 21.0
Dharamsala 22.8
Hisar 29.8
Jammu 25.3
Ludhiana 30.5 25.8
Patiala 30.7 26.8
Rohtak 28.0
Shimla 17.0
Srinagar 19.8
Sundernagar 22.6

 

 

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

32

24

1

268

Bangalore

25

19

tr

234

Bhopal

29

23

0

274

Bhubaneswar

33

27

0

726

Chennai

34

28

0

133

Dehra Dun

25

23

15

586

Gangtok

21

18

42

1794

Guwahati

31

27

3

769

Hyderabad

30

21

30

381

Indore

21

1

297

Jaipur

34

25

0

111

Kolkata

32

26

107

969

Kolhapur

26

21

12

428

Lucknow

29

25

2

266

Mumbai

29

25

15

1025

Nagpur

31

23

tr

518

New Delhi

33

25

3

62

Panjim

28

25

1

1734

Patna

31

26

54

582

Thiruvananthapuram

30

22

0

270

Udaipur

32

23

29

170

Visakhapatnam

34

26

1

253




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HP, UP may have heavy rain
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, August 12
Rainfall: Rain or thundershowers have occurred at most places in east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal, at many places in Jammu and Kashmir, east Rajasthan and west Uttar Pradesh and at a few places in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. Weather was mainly dry in west Rajasthan. The chief amounts of rainfall in cm are: Haryana: Ambala and Tajewala 1 each, Himachal Pradesh: Dharamsala 5, Bhang and Nahan 3 each, Baijnath, Dhundhi and Solangnala 2 each and Bhuntar and Sujanpurtira 1 each, Jammu and Kashmir: Jammu and Pahalgam 2 each and Srinagar 1, Punjab: Mukerian 1, East Rajasthan: Kumehar 6, Bharatpur, Bagana, Deeg and Govindgarh 5 each, Baratha and Sever 4 each, Ajandam, Kaman Laxmangarh and Sevalahead 3 each, Arnodh, Bahadurpur, Helana, Nadbai, Rajgarh, Roopwas and Todabhim 2 each and Alwar and Nadhoti 1 each, east Uttar Pradesh: Palliakalan 13, Varanasi A.P. 11, Sultanpur 8, Chandradeepghat and Shardanagar 5 each, Ghazipur and Katerniaghat 4 each, Basti, Bhatpurwaghat, Fatehgarh, Neemsar and Turtipar 3 each, Ballia and Elginbridge 2 each and Allahabad, Aodhya, Bansi, Chillaghat and Jaunpur 1 each, West Uttar Pradesh: Bareilly 11, Narora 10, Dabri 9, Agra 5, Mathura 3 and Etawah 2 and Uttaranchal: Banbasa 17, Pantnagar 11, Marora 4, Hardwar 3, Uttarkashi 2 and Dehra Dun and Tehri 1 each.

Forecast valid until the morning of August 14: Rain or thundershowers will occur at many places in Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal, at a few places in Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and east Rajasthan and at isolated places in west Rajasthan.

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

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of August 14: Generally cloudy sky with rain/thundershowers.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of August 14: Light to moderate rain will occur at many places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Monsoon gets active

Chandigarh, August 12
The south-west monsoon continued to be active for the second day, causing light to moderate to heavy rains in Himachal, Jammu and Kashmir and the north-eastern areas of Punjab and Haryana in the past 24 hours.

Weathermen here warned of heavy rains at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh, besides moderate to rather heavy rains at many places, adjoining areas of J and K and at a few places in the plains over the next 48 hours.

However, monsoon activity being restricted, southern and western parts of Punjab, Haryana and northern parts of Rajasthan would stay bereft of the rains.

The day temperature in and around Chandigarh hovered around 29C under an overcast sky and 0.8 mm more rainfall overnight. Ambala in Haryana reported 12.8 mm rainfall.

Amritsar (1.8 mm), Ludhiana (2 mm) and Patiala (0.2 mm) were the main stations in Punjab reporting rain.

Dharamsala in Himachal Pradesh was deluged with 48 mm rainfall while Shimla reported 1.8 mm rainfall. Bhang Manali (25.2 mm), Nahan (24.5 mm), Dhundi (17.5 mm), Solang Nallah (17.3 mm), Sujanpur Tira (11.5 mm) and Bhuntar (12.4 mm) were among the stations reporting widespread rain.

A number of stations in the catchment areas of the Sutlej and Beas reported 1 mm to 3.5 mm fresh rain. These included Gamrur, Nangal Dam, Nadaun, RL-1700, Guler, Nagrota Surian, Pandoh, Kasol and Sunder Nagar. UNI

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