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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Tuesday was 24.2C and the minimum 10.4C.
    The maximum relative humidity was 94 per cent and the minimum 30 per cent.
  • Sunset: Wednesday: 5.43
  • Sunrise: Thursday: 5.43
  • OUTLOOK FOR  WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy sky.
 

 

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REGION

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

Ambala

23.0

09.1

Amritsar

22.9

07.0

Bhuntar

03.2

Hisar

22.6

11.2

Jammu

23.0

12.7

Karnal

21.0

09.5

Ludhiana

22.2

08.7

Patiala

22.0

09.6

Shimla

14.0

05.0

Srinagar

06.5

01.9

Sundernagar

20.6

04.0

 

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

29

12

0

0

Bangalore

29

14

0

0

Bhopal

27

12

0

55

Bhubaneshwar

30

14

0

0

Chennai

29

18

0

tr

Dehra Dun

20

9

0

0

Gangtok

15

7

0

0

Guwahati

24

11

0

0

Hyderabad

29

12

0

0

Jaipur

27

13

0

0

Kolkata

25

13

0

0

Lucknow

16

07

0

0

Mumbai

31

19

0

0

New Delhi

24

10

0

0

Panjim

34

19

0

0

Patna

13

07

0

0

Pune

29

09

0

0

Ranchi

23

08

0

0

Shillong

17

6

0

0

Thiruvananthapuram

32

20

0

0

 

Sultanpur coldest in plains
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, January 13
Cold day conditions continue to prevail in some parts of Uttar Pradesh.

Rainfall: Rain/snow has occurred at a few places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. Rain/thundershowers have occured at isolated places in Punjab. Weather was dry in the rest of the region.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: Minimum temperatures fell in East Uttar Pradesh, rose appreciably in Punjab, rose in Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir and changed little elsewhere.

Departure: They were appreciably above normal in Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Rajasthan, above normal in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal and normal in Uttar Pradesh. The lowest temperature in the plains was 5.8C recorded at Sultanpur (Uttar Pradesh).

Forecast valid until the morning of January 15: Rain or snow is likely at a few places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir and at isolated places in Uttaranchal. Rain/thundershowers are likely at isolated places in Haryana, Punjab and East Rajasthan. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of January 15: Partly cloudy sky with possibility of light rain in some areas. Mist/fog in the morning. Minimum temperature will be around 8C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast valid until the morning of January 15: Light rain is likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.
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Fresh spell of snow in upper reaches of J&K, HP

Chandigarh, January 13
The upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh received a fresh spell of snow today even as the plains witnessed a rise in the temperatures.

Famous ski resort of Gulmarg received 4 cm of snow while Banihal top got 2 cm of snow.

Kanzalwan (15 cm), Dras (6 cm) and Zamidar Gali (12 cm) in J&K also had a fresh spell of snow, the Meteorological Department sources said here.

In Himachal, Dhundi (18 cm) and Patsio (4 cm) had snow while Manali (9 mm), Solang Nullah (8.3 mm), Kahu (0.5 mm) and Kasol (1 mm) received light showers.

The Met office has given low danger avalanche warning for forward areas of Gulmarg, Uri, Keran and Dras sectors for the next 24 hours, the sources said.

A report from Sonepat said fog continued to disrupt rail and road traffic. Many long distance and passenger trains running on the Delhi-Ambala-Kalka section of the northern railway ran late by several hours due to foggy conditions.

The report said many vehicles were involved in multiple collision due to early morning fog in Sonepat district and one person was killed and several others sustained injuries as a result of the collision.

Meanwhile, the plains witnessed a rise in minimum temperatures today. Chandigarh had a low of 10.4C, up four, while Ambala at 9.1C was two degrees above normal. Hisar at a low of 11.2C and Karnal at 9.5C, respectively, recorded six and two degrees above normal.

Amritsar at 7C, Ludhiana at 8.7C and Patiala at 9.6C registered above normal minimums by up to six degrees.

Srinagar (1.9C), Shimla (5C), Bhuntar (7C) and Sundernagar (8.8C) also witnessed increase in the minimum temperatures.

Rain or snow at isolated places in HP has been forecast while the weather is likely to remain dry in Punjab and Haryana over the next two days.

SHIMLA: Intense cold wave conditions were revived in the mid and higher hills of Himachal Pradesh the tribal belt and other high mountain ranges and passes had another spell of moderate snowfall during the past 24 hours.

The high altitude areas in tribal areas of Kinnaur, Lahaul-Spiti and Pangi experienced heavy snowfall, leading to piercing cold wave conditions in the adjoining valley areas.

The minimum temperature stayed between -10C and -23C in tribal areas and all natural springs, lakes and parts of Spiti and Chandrabhaga rivers remained frozen for the past three weeks.

Shimla and its surrounding areas were lashed by sleet and rain, accompanied by high velocity icy winds. However, the weather cleared as the day advanced and the day temperature rose marginally.

Reports of rain and sleet had also been received from other parts of the state also. PTI
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