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A view of a car parking after a fresh snowfall in Shimla on Friday

Rain, snow in Himachal, J&K

Rain lashes Punjab, Haryana


A view of a car parking after a fresh snowfall in Shimla on Friday. PTI


 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Friday was 20.6C (69.1F) and the minimum 8.0C (46.4F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 95 per cent and the minimum 45 per cent.
  • Sunset: Saturday: 05.55
  • Sunrise: Sunday: 07.15
  • OUTLOOK FOR  SATURDAY: Partly cloudy sky.
 
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REGION

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

Ambala

19.7

07.1

Amritsar

17.4

04.6

Bhuntar

15.1

02.0

Hisar

08.0

Jammu

05.3

Karnal

08.5

Ludhiana

18.0

04.6

Patiala

19.9

05.3

Rohtak

08.9

Shimla

9.0

-1.2

Srinagar

0.2

Sundernagar

16.5

03.0

 

 

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

Station

Max

Min

TR

R

Ahmedabad

24

12

0

0

Bangalore

30

19

1

1

Bhopal

28

16

0

tr

Bhubaneswar

26

19

0

2

Chennai

31

22

0

Dehra Dun

20

08

14

57

Gangtok

13

04

0

28

Guwahati

24

11

0

17

Hyderabad

29

19

0

22

Jaipur

23

10

0

1

Kolkata

25

16

0

15

Lucknow

24

13

1

11

Mumbai

28

20

0

0

New Delhi

22

12

2

2

Panjim

30

22

0

0

Patna

26

13

1

10

Shillong

13

05

0

12

Thiruvananthapuram

33

24

0

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Rain, snow in Himachal, J&K
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, January 28
Rainfall: Rain/snow has occurred at most places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttaranchal. Rain/thundershowers have occurred at most places in Haryana and Punjab, at many places in east Uttar Pradesh and at isolated places in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of precipitation in cm are: Haryana: Jind and Kaithal 3 each, Chhachharauli and Karnal 2 each and Ambala, Hissar, Fatehabad, Panipat, Sonipat and Tohana 1 each Himachal Pradesh: Dhundhi 3, Berthin, Ghamroor, Dharampur, Kahu, Kasol, Nadaun, Paounta, Sujanpurtira, Shimla and Sundernagar 2 each and Bhang. Guler, Nagrotasurian, Patsio, Pandoh, Rampurbushahar and Sunnibhaji 1 each. Jammu and Kashmir: Batote 3 and Banihal, Jammu and Katra 2 each, Punjab: Raya 5, Ajnala 4, Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Ludhiana 3 each, Balachaur, Nawashahar, Nangal, Patiala and Samrala 2 each and Moga 1.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: Minimum temperatures rose markedly in Uttar Pradesh, rose in Haryana and Uttaranchal and changed little elsewhere. Departures: They were below normal in Punjab and west Rajasthan, appreciably above normal in Uttar Pradesh and normal in the rest of the region. The lowest temperature in the plains was 4.6C recorded at Amritsar and Ludhiana (Punjab) and Chauru (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of January 30: Rain/snow will occur at many places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttaranchal. Rain/thundershowers are likely at a few places in Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh and at isolated places in east Rajasthan. Weather will be mainly dry in west Rajasthan.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of January 30: Partly cloudy sky with possibility of light rain/ thundry development in some areas. Mist/Fog in the morning. Minimum temperature will be around 7C.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Rain lashes Punjab, Haryana
Tribune News Service and agencies

Chandigarh, January 28
Several parts of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Chandigarh were lashed by heavy rains accompanied with strong winds last night with the temperature today showing a rise by a few degrees.

Amritsar in Punjab, Karnal in Haryana and Nahan in Himachal Pradesh experienced the maximum rainfall of 30.1 mm, 21.8 mm and 21 mm respectively, a MET office spokesman said here.

Reports of damage to crops at several places in Punjab and Haryana due to hailstorm had received here.

The MET office had predicted more rains or thundershowers or hail storms at many places in Punjab and Haryana during the next 24 hours.

It had also warned of heavy rain or snow at isolate places places in Himachal Pradesh.

Chandigarh experienced 13.6 mm rainfall, Ambala 9.9 mm, Hisar 11.6 mm, Bhuntar 4 mm, Una 20 mm and Patiala 16 mm.

SHIMLA: The town experienced the third snowfall of the season within a short span of 10 days as residents woke up to see the town under a white blanket.

With the snow in the town still not having melted after the last two spells, normal life was once again disrupted as almost 20 cm of snow was recorded on the Cart Road, while it was more in higher areas of Jakhoo and the Ridge. Vehicular traffic to upper parts of Shimla via Mashobra has been disrupted due to the heavy snowfall at Narkanda and Khara Pathhar.

According to the local Meteorological Department 13 cm of snow was recorded at Bhang in Kulu, 5 cm at Solang Nullah near Manali and 12 cms at Patsio in Lahaul Spiti.

The minimum temperature recorded in the town today was 1.2C, which was 3.2C lower than yesterdays.

SOLAN: Fresh snow was witnessed in Kasauli, Barog, Dagshai, Chail and its surrounding area on Thursday evening. Though there was ample sunshine in the day the temperature fell sharply in the evening aggravating cold conditions in the region.

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