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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Monday was 23.4C (74.1F) and the minimum 7.8C (46.0F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 79 per cent and the minimum 37 per cent.
  • Sunset: Tuesday: 06.07
  • Sunrise: Wednesday: 07.07
  • OUTLOOK FOR  TUESDAY: Mainly clear sky.
 

 

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REGION

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

Ambala

05.7

Amritsar

19.3

05.9

Bhuntar

11.8

01.6

Hisar

25.8

12.3

Jammu

19.0

Ludhiana

21.9

08.4

Patiala

05.6

Shimla

15.0

06.6

Srinagar

03.6

00.4

Sundernagar

21.0

03.8

 

 

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

31

10

0

0

Bangalore

31

17

0

7

Bhopal

26

10

0

65

Bhubaneswar

27

13

0

11

Chennai

30

21

0

34

Dehra Dun

19

12

0

116

Gangtok

16

06

0

34

Guwahati

24

08

0

11

Hyderabad

29

12

0

40

Jaipur

26

12

0

2

Kolkata

25

14

0

Lucknow

24

09

0

52

Mumbai

33

19

0

0

New Delhi

25

11

0

16

Panjim

35

19

0

0

Patna

24

08

0

36

Pune

31

10

0

0

Ranchi

21

07

0

21

Shillong

15

06

0

1

Thiruvananthapuram

33

23

1

Visakhapatnam

29

18

0

30

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Heavy rain likely in HP
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, February 9
Rainfall: Rain or snow has occurred at a few places in Jammu and Kashmir and at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh. Weather was mainly dry in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of precipitation in cms are: Himachal Pradesh: Dhundhi 2 and Bhang and Patsio 1 each and Jammu and Kashmir: Banihal 2 and Srinagar 1.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: Minimum temperatures rose appreciably in Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and west Uttar Pradesh, rose in Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttaranchal and changed little in east Uttar Pradesh.

Departures: They were appreciably below normal in east Uttar Pradesh, appreciably above normal in west Rajasthan, above normal in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, east Rajasthan and Uttaranchal and normal in the rest of the region. The lowest temperature in the plains was 5.6C recorded at Patiala (Punjab).

Forecast valid until the morning of February 11: Rain/snow will occur at many places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir and at a few places in Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan and at isolated places in Uttar Pradesh.

Heavy rainfall warning: Isolated heavy rain or snow is likely in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir during the next 48 hours.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of February 11: Partly cloudy sky with the possibility of rain or thundershowers in some areas. Mist in the morning. Minimum temperature will be around 9C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of February 11: Light rain is likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Fresh snow in J&K, Himachal

Chandigarh, February 9
Famous ski resort Gulmarg in the Kashmir valley received fresh snow at 40 cm while Dhundi in Himachal Pradesh had 20 cm of snowfall, even as temperatures in Punjab and Haryana witnessed an increase today.

Banihal (12 cm) and Dras (10 cm) in J and K were also covered by a thick white blanket until this morning, according to the Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) here.

Solang Nullah (2 cm) and Patsio (13 cm) in Himachal received snow while Manali was lashed by 14 mm of rain.

The SASE has advised people staying above 2500 m in Kuppwara, Baramula, Sopore, Anantnag, Kargil, Doda and Rajouri districts of J&K not to venture in avalanche-prone areas over the next two days.

Low-danger avalanche activity is also likely to build up in the higher reaches, above 2000 m in Himachal and Uttaranchal and people there have been advised not to venture in the avalanche-prone areas.

A Met official said there was western disturbance over northern Pakistan adjoining J&K while an induced low pressure area lay over central Pakistan adjoining Rajasthan. Meanwhile, Chandigarh, Srinagar, Jammu, Amritsar, Patiala, Bhuntar and Sundernagar received light rain today.

Both maximum and minimum temperatures in the plains of the region increased by a couple of degrees Met sources said here. PTI

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