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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Saturday was 42.4C (108.3F) and the minimum 28.0C (82.4F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 46 per cent and the minimum 14 per cent.
  • Sunset: Sunday: 07.28
  • Sunrise: Monday: 05.20
  • OUTLOOK FOR  SUNDAY:  Partly cloudy sky.
 
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Extremes
Town Max (in Celsius) Min (in Celsius)

Ambala

43.4

25.6

Amritsar

43.8

25.0

Bhunter

32.5

14.5

Hisar

45.3

31.6

Jammu

41.9

Karnal

41.3

25.5

Ludhiana

43.2

27.8

Patiala

42.3

28.6

Rohtak

27.9

Shimla

28.4

19.5

Srinagar

26.4

Sundernagar

38.6

20.0

 

 

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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

R

TR

Ahmedabad

41

30

0

2

Bangalore

30

21

0

100

Bhopal

42

31

0

1

Bhubaneswar

46

29

0

11

Chennai

41

31

0

4

Dehra Dun

39

23

0

0

Gangtok

22

18

25

337

Hyderabad

37

27

0

38

Jaipur

43

29

0

7

Kolkata

40

25

14

72

Lucknow

45

30

0

0

Mumbai

34

25

38

53

New Delhi

43

29

29

Panjim

31

25

105

238

Patna

44

30

0

0

Ranchi

42

27

0

7

Shillong

22

19

3

137

Thiruvanathapuram

29

24

3

180

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Rain likely in Himachal
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, June 18
Rainfall: Rain/thundershowers have occurred at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh. Weather was mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Temperature: Past 24 hours change: The maximum temperatures changed little. Departure: This was largely above normal in east Uttar Pradesh, markedly above normal in west Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal, appreciably above normal in Haryana and Rajasthan, above normal in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab and normal in the rest of the region. The highest maximum temperature in the region was 46.5C recorded at Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh).

Forecast valid until the morning of June 20: Rain/thundershowers are likely at a few places in Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal and at isolated places in Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab. Isolated dust storm/thunderstorm is likely in Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of June 20: Partly cloudy sky with dust haze. Dust storm/thunderstorm accompanied with squall is likely in some areas. The maximum temperature will be around 43C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of June 20: Dust storm/thunderstorm is likely at a few places. Squall with wind speed exceeding 65 kmph is likely at isolated places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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No let up in heat wave in North

Chandigarh, June 18
Heat wave today showed little signs of abating in the North India where Hisar continued to be the hottest place in the region with a high of 45.3C.

In Chandigarh, the maximum settled three degrees above normal at 42.4 degrees Celsius while Ambala recorded a high of 43.4 degrees Celsius, which was four degrees above normal. Karnal registered a high of 41.3 degrees Celsius.

Safdarjung in Delhi recorded a high of 43.7 degrees Celsius, four degrees above normal, the Meteorological Department said here.

Heat wave also swept most of Punjab where Amritsar recorded a high of 43.8 degrees Celsius, Ludhiana 43.2 degrees Celsius while Patiala had a high of 42.3 degrees Celsius, both temperatures up by two degrees.

Jammu also had a hot day recording a high of 41.9 degrees Celsius, up two degrees. Srinagar, however, was much cooler in comparison recording a high of 26.4 degrees Celsius, down three degrees, after receiving some light showers.

Shimla also had a pleasant day after receiving light rains. The high there settled at 28.4 degrees Celsius. Sundernagar also reported some light rain, but the mercury there touched 38.6 degrees Celsius during the day. Bhuntar recorded a high of 32.5 degrees Celsius.

The Met has forecast light to moderate rain or thundershowers at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh while dust storm or thunderstorm with light rain is possible at isolated places in Punjab and Haryana over the next two days. PTI

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