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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Monday was 34C (93.2F) and the minimum 18.4C (65.1F).
    The maximum relative humidity was  68 per cent and the minimum 18  per cent.
  • Sunset: Tuesday: 07.16
  • Sunrise: Wednesday: 05.23
  • OUTLOOK FOR  TUESDAY:  Partly cloudy sky.
 
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REGION

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

Ambala

40.0

24.8

Amritsar

41.6

23.6

Bhuntar

30.4

14.0

Karnal

39.6

26.7

Ludhiana

40.5

25.4

Patiala

40.0

27.6

Shimla

24.5

15.6

Sundernagar

35.7

19.2

 

 

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

44

27

0

1

Bangalore

36

21

0

127

Bhopal

44

31

0

15

Bhubaneswar

38

28

0

171

Chennai

37

29

0

217

Dehra Dun

36

23

0

84

Gangtok

21

15

1

757

Guwahati

28

21

24

471

Hyderabad

41

25

0

50

Jaipur

44

27

0

38

Jammu

36

26

0

Kolkata

35

29

9

309

Lucknow

39

26

0

46

Mumbai

34

27

0

0

New Delhi

42

26

0

43

Panjim

34

28

0

45

Patna

36

25

0

20

Ranchi

41

21

0

17

Shillong

24

16

0

389

Thiruvananthapuram

34

27

0

352

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Jhansi records 45.3C
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, May 23
Rainfall: Rain/thundershowers have occurred at isolated places in Jammu and Kashmir. Weather was mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Temperature: Past 24 hours change: The maximum temperatures rose in Jammu and Kashmir, fell appreciably in west Rajasthan, and east Rajasthan and changed little elsewhere. Departure: They were appreciably below normal in Jammu and Kashmir and normal in the rest of the region. The highest maximum temperature in the region was 45.3C recorded at Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh).

Forecast valid until the morning of May 25: Rain/thundershowers are likely at a few places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttaranchal and at isolated places in Punjab. Isolated duststorm/thunderstorm is likely in Haryana, east Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Weather will be mainly dry in west Rajasthan.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of May 25: Partly cloudy sky with dust haze. Duststorm/thunderstorm is likely in some areas during evening/night. The maximum temperature will be around 40C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast valid until the morning of May 24: Duststorm/thunderstorm is likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Mercury soars to 41.6C at Amritsar

Chandigarh, May 23
Amritsar was the hottest place in Punjab although the temperature declined by one degree below normal at most places in the plains in north-west region today.

People reeled under sweltering heat in Amritsar with the mercury soaring to 41.6C, three degrees above normal, even as Ludhiana and Patiala showed the maximum temperatures one degree below normal at 40.5C and 40C, respectively.

Ambala in Haryana also reported one degree below normal temperature at 40C. Karnal registered 39.6C. However, Hisar with 42.4C turned out to be the hottest places in the state. Both Karnal and Hisar had zero departure in their respective temperature records.

In Himachal Pradesh, Sundernagar registered 35.7C while the temperature hovered one degree above normal at 24.5C at Shimla.

Chandigarh and its adjoining areas continued to be under the impact of rising temperature with the city recording 39.6C, one degree above normal.

Rain or thundershowers are likely to occur at a few places in Himachal Pradesh and isolated places in Punjab, while duststorm or thundershowers is expected at isolated places in Haryana during the next 24 hours, according to weather office here. UNI

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