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Northern and eastern India in the grip of cold wave. 
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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Tuesday was 23.0C (73.4F) and the minimum 10.0C (50.0F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 92 per cent and the minimum 54 per cent.
  • Sunset: Wednesday: 05.26
  • Sunrise: Thursday: 07.18
  • OUTLOOK FOR  WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy sky.
 
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REGION

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

Ambala

24.0

9.2

Amritsar

19.2

2.6

Bhuntar

11.0

5.1

Hisar

9.8

Jammu

10.1

Karnal

17.8

Ludhiana

21.2

9.0

Patiala

22.3

9.2

Shimla

21.2

4.2

Srinagar

0.1

Sundernagar

19.6

5.7

 

 

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

9

Bangalore

29

15

0

179

Bhopal

27

12

0

13

Bhubaneshwar

31

18

0

219

Chennai

30

19

0

624

Dehra Dun

20

08

0

70

Gangtok

11

07

0

190

Guwahati

26

13

0

358

Hyderabad

31

13

0

72

Jaipur

22

07

0

104

Kolkata

28

20

0

352

Lucknow

21

13

0

13

Mumbai

30

22

0

74

New Delhi

19

13

0

89

Panjim

31

18

0

146

Patna

22

13

0

6

Shillong

14

07

0

755

Thiruvananthapuram

32

21

0

333

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Amritsar coldest in plains at 2.6C
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, December 21
Rainfall: Rain or snow has occurred at a few places in Himachal Pradesh and at isolated places in Jammu and Kashmir. Weather was mainly dry in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of rainfall in cms are: Himachal Pradesh: Nagrotasurian 2 and Bangana and Guler 1 each.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: Minimum temperatures fell appreciably in east Rajasthan, fell in Punjab and changed little elsewhere. Departures: These were appreciably above normal in Haryana and east Uttar Pradesh, above normal in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and west Uttar Pradesh and normal in the rest of the region. The lowest temperature in the plains was 2.6C recorded at Amritsar (Punjab).

Forecast valid until the morning of December 23: Rain or snow is likely at a few places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttaranchal. Rain or thundershowers are likely at isolated places in west Uttar Pradesh. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of December 23: Partly cloudy sky with possibility of thundry development in some areas. Mist/fog in the forenoon-Minimum temperature will be around 11C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of
December 23:
Development of thunderclouds likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Higher reaches of HP, J&K get
fresh spell of snowfall

Chandigarh, December 21
The higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir received fresh a spell of snow for the second consecutive day today, intensifying the cold wave conditions.

An intense cold wave sweeping hills of Himachal further tightened its grip as the entire tribal belt and other higher reaches were covered with a thick white blanket.

Bhang in Manali got 12 cm of snowfall, while Solang Nullah and Dhundi had 59 cm and 70 cm, snowfall,respectively. Patsio had 8 cm of snowfall.

Many other places in Himachal were lashed by rains. They included Bhuntar, Rampur, Sunni, Berthin, Sujanpur Tira, Nadaun, Guler, Nagrota Surian, Gamrur and Baggi.

The Kashmir Valley also continued to reel under cold wave conditions.

Gulmarg and Kunzalwan had light snow. Sonamarg had 20 cm of snowfall and Banihal Top was covered by 12 cm of snowfall.

Meanwhile, the foggy conditions, which had thrown life out of gear in the region for past few days, witnessed some improvement even as the minimum temperatures continued to hover a few degrees above the normal range. PTI

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