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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Wednesday was 25.4C (77.7F) and the minimum 11.6C (52.9F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 85 per cent and the minimum 33 per cent.
  • Sunset: Thursday: 06.14
  • Sunrise: Friday: 07.00
  • OUTLOOK FOR  THURSDAY: Cloudy sky.
 

 

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REGION

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

Ambala

25.6

14.0

Amritsar

23.4

11.4

Bhuntar

12.8

06.8

Hisar

29.4

15.4

Jammu

23.5

12.7

Karnal

24.5

14.3

Ludhiana

24.7

13.6

Patiala

24.4

13.3

Rohtak

14.7

Shimla

14.1

07.6

Srinagar

13.0

04.8

Sundernagar

18.4

09.0

 

 

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

34

14

0

0

Bangalore

31

15

0

7

Bhopal

31

16

0

65

Bhubaneswar

32

20

0

11

Chennai

31

21

0

24

Dehradun

21

12

0

116

Gangtok

19

8

0

37

Guwahati

29

12

0

11

Hyderabad

31

17

0

40

Jaipur

29

15

0

2

Kolkata

30

17

0

Lucknow

28

14

0

52

Mumbai

30

20

0

0

New Delhi

27

15

0

16

Panjim

35

20

0

0

Patna

28

13

0

36

Pune

34

14

0

0

Ranchi

27

12

0

21

Shillong

20

10

0

5

Visakhapatnam

32

19

0

30

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Widespread snow in J&K
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, February 18
Rainfall: Rain or snow has occurred at many places in Jammu and Kashmir. Weather was mainly dry in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of precipitation are: Jammu and Kashmir: Banihal, Jammu and Quazigund 1 each.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: Minimum temperatures rose appreciably in Haryana, Punjab and east Uttar Pradesh, rose in Jammu and Kashmir and west Uttar Pradesh and changed little elsewhere. Departure: They were markedly above normal in Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Rajasthan, appreciably above normal in Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal and above normal in Uttar Pradesh. The lowest temperature in the plains was 11.0C recorded at Sarsawa (Uttar Pradesh).

Forecast valid until the morning of February 20: Rain or snow will occur at many places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir and at a few places in Uttaranchal. Rain/thundershowers are likely at a few places in Punjab and at isolated places in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of February 20: Generally cloudy sky with possibility of light rain/thundershowers in some areas. Minimum temperature will be around 12C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of February 20: Light rain is likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Fresh snow, rain in Himachal

Chandigarh, February 18
Several areas of Himachal and Jammu and Kashmir received renewed spells of snow and rain, portending rains in the plains of northwest region in the next 48 hours.

Reports here said the Pir Pajnal range of mountains, Solang, Dhundi, Dalhousie, Chamba and adjoining Doda district recorded four to eight cm fresh snow by this morning.

Manimahesh lake in Chamba district once again froze as the mercury slumped below freezing point.

Srinagar and Jammu received 3.4 mm and 7.8 mm rain respectively. Tourist resort of Manali reported rain while Rohtang Pass, the gate way to Lahaul-Spiti recorded moderate to heavy snow. Dodra Kawar region, bordering Uttaranchal also reported snow.

Meanwhile, Shimla and its adjoining areas were lashed by rains today. Kufri and Naldhera, beyond Shimla too reported light to moderate snow. The minimum temperature in and around Shimla rose by five degrees at 7.5C.

Widespread rain had been reported in most of Himachal. These included Kangra, Mandi, Kulu, Sirmaur and Hamirpur districts.

Chandigarh saw the minimum and maximum logging at 11.6C and 24.8C, three and one degree above normal. Amritsar, which had stayed coldest in plains today recorded the minimum rising by four degrees to 11.4C. Ludhiana and Patiala reported the low rising by five and three degrees at 13.6C and 13.3C respectively.

Ambala in Haryana reported the minimum rising by five degrees while Hisar turned hotter by seven degrees at 15.4C.

Delhi reported the minimum shooting to 15.4C, five degrees above normal this morning. UNI

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