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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Tuesday was 20.0C and the minimum 5.0C.
    The maximum relative humidity was 94 per cent and the minimum 30 per cent.
  • Sunset: Wednesday: 05.37
  • Sunrise: Thursday: 07.21
  • OUTLOOK FOR  WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy sky.
 

 

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REGION

Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)

Ambala

19.8

4.1

Amritsar

14.4

1.2

Bhuntar

18.9

1.0

Hisar

5.6

Jammu

6.8

Karnal

3.8

Ludhiana

19.4

3.7

Patiala

18.4

4.6

Shimla

12.1

2.5

Srinagar

0.6

Sundernagar

20.0

1.1

 

 

NATION

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

Station

Mix

Min

R

TR

Ahmedabad

26

16

0

0

Bangalore

27

18

0

0

Bhopal

14

11

49

51

Bhubaneshwar

25

11

0

0

Chennai

29

22

Dehra Dun

16

5

0

0

Gangtok

15

6

0

0

Guwahati

22

12

0

0

Hyderabad

27

17

0

0

Jaipur

19

5

-

Jammu

12

7

-

-

Kolkata

16

09

0

0

Lucknow

13

4

0

0

Mangalore

32

21

0

0

Mumbai

27

17

0

0

New Delhi

13

4

-

-

Panjim

33

19

0

0

Patna

16

07

0

0

Shillong

17

7

0

0

Surat

29

14

0

0

Thiruvananthapuram

33

22

0

0

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Rain, snow likely in HP, J&K
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, January 6
Rainfall: Rain or snow has occurred at a few places in Jammu and Kashmir. Rain or thundershowers have occurred at isolated places in Punjab. Weather was dry in the rest of the region. Pahalgam (Jammu and Kashmir) recorded 1 cm of precipitation.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: Minimum temperatures fell in west Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal and changed little elsewhere.

Departure: They were markedly below normal in east Uttar Pradesh, appreciably below normal in west Uttar Pradesh, below normal in Haryana and Punjab and normal in the rest of the region. The lowest temperature in the plains was 1.2C recorded at Amritsar (Punjab).

Forecast valid until the morning of January 8, 2004: Rain or snow is likely at a few places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir and at isolatd places in Uttaranchal. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Low temperature warning: Ground frost is likely at a few places in Haryana, Punjab and west Uttar Pradesh during the next two nights.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of January 8, 2004: Cold day. Mainly clear sky. Fog till forenoon. Minimum temperature will be around 4C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of January 8, 2004: Sky will be mainly clear.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Rise in day temperature

CHANDIGARH: Meanwhile, the day temperatures in most parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh today raised by a few degrees and mercury remained below normal during night even as the Meteorological Office warned of ground frost at night in the two states.

The Meteorological Office predicted fog and mist at several places in the region during the next 24 hours.

While the mercury was two to three degrees below normal at most places during the night, the temperatures registered an increase by a few degrees during the day.

Hisar with a maximum temperature of 15.8 C was coldest during the day time. However, Amritsar with a low of 1.2 C remained the coldest at night.

Ambala recorded a low of 4.1C and a high of 19.8 C Karnal shivered at 19 C and registered a low of 3.8 C.

It was 19.4 C during day at Ludhiana which recorded a low of 3.7C, two degrees below normal.

According to the Meteorological Office, the low pressure prevailing over the north-eastern region, owing to western disturbances, resulted in continuous biting cold and dense fog in the region.

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