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Region shivers
Children make a snowman at Lakkar Mandi tourist destination of Dalhousie during the first snowfall of this season on Friday.Chandigarh, January 2
Most of the North-West continued to reel under oppressive cold wave and a blinding fog for the past 19 days, while cold day weather conditions persisted for the fourth day with the mercury in and around Chandigarh plummeting by 10 degrees at 11C at 2.30 pm against 11.4C yesterday. 

Children make a snowman at Lakkar Mandi tourist destination of Dalhousie during the first snowfall of this season on Friday. PTI photo


 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Friday was 11.6C and the minimum 2.6C.
    The maximum relative humidity was 97 per cent and the minimum 78 per cent.
  • Sunset: Saturday: 5.34
  • Sunrise: Sunday: 7.21
  • OUTLOOK FOR  SATURDAY: Cold condition to prevail.
 

 

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REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)
Ambala 10.9 3.6
Amritsar 12.2 4.0
Bhuntar 17.6 4.0
Hisar 10.3 5.0
Jammu 12.0
Ludhiana 11.8 6.4
Patiala 10.1 4.0
Shimla 10.9 2.5
Sundernagar 19.9 0.9

 

 

NATION

Read under headings Max (maximum temperature), Min (minimum temperature), R (rainfall in past 24 hours) and TR (total rainfall):

Station

Max

Min

R

TR

Ahmedabad

28

10

0

0

Bangalore

28

18

0

0

Bhopal

28

10

0

0

Bhubaneshwar

27

13

0

0

Chennai

30

21

0

0

Dehradun

18

4

0

0

Gangtok

14

5

0

0

Guwahati

23

12

0

0

Hyderabad

30

15

0

0

Jaipur

19

8

-

-

Kolkata

23

12

0

0

Lucknow

14

4

0

0

Mumbai

28

17

0

0

New Delhi

15

4

-

-

Panjim

33

21

0

0

Patna

11

09

0

0

Ranchi

22

07

0

0

Shillong

15

5

0

0

Thiruvananthapuram

33

22

0

0

Region shivers

Chandigarh, January 2
Most of the North-West continued to reel under oppressive cold wave and a blinding fog for the past 19 days, while cold day weather conditions persisted for the fourth day with the mercury in and around Chandigarh plummeting by 10 degrees at 11C at 2.30 pm against 11.4C yesterday. Forward areas in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh received renewed spells of snow during the past 24 hours.

Chandigarhians shivered again today with mercury in the minimum dipping by four degrees at 2.6C, making it yet another colder place in the region. Ambala was the other colder place in plains reporting the low at 3.6C, three degrees below normal. Karnal (4.2C) and Hisar (5C) were among other stations reporting cold wave conditions.

With visibility staying reduced to a few metre, Indian Airlines flight from Mumbai and Jet Airways flight from New Delhi were again cancelled today.

Trains in the region were running one hour to 10 hours behind schedule. Northern Railway sources said the New Delhi-Kalka Shatabdi Express and the Himalayan Queen arrived in Chandigarh 70 and 80 minutes, respectively behind schedule. The Howrah-Kalka Mail was delayed by seven hours, while the Pashchim Express by three hours and 30 minutes. The Jodhpur-Kalka Express too ran late by three hours.

The New Delhi-Amritsar Shaan-e-Punjab was behind schedule by an hour and half. The Jammu-bound Sealdah Express ran late by about 10 hours, the Moori Express and Guwahati-Jammu Amarnath Express by eight hours, the Ahmedabad-Jammu Swaraj Express by five hours, the Chennai-Jammu, Madras Janta Express by over three hours. Amritsar-bound Howrah Express was eight hours behind schedule, while the Howrah Mail by five hours.

 

Chandigarh coldest in region
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, January 2
Rainfall: Rain/snow has occurred at a few places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Weather was dry in the rest of the region.

Temperatures: Past 24-hour change: Minimum temperatures fell appreciably in Haryana and west Uttar Pradesh, fell in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab and changed little elsewhere.

Departure: They were appreciably below normal in east Uttar Pradesh, below normal in Haryana, west Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal, above normal in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir and normal in the rest of the region. The lowest temperature in the plains was 2.6C recorded at Chandigarh.

Forecast valid until the morning of January 4: Rain or snow will occur at many places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir and at isolated places in Uttaranchal. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of January 4: Cold day. Mainly clear sky. Fog till forenoon. Minimum temperature will be around 5C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: forecast valid until the morning of January 4: Sky will be mainly clear.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.Top

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