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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Saturday was 31.6C (88.9F) and the minimum 27.4C (81.3F).
    The maximum relative humidity was 91 per cent and the minimum 56 per cent.
  • Sunset: Sunday: 07.29
  • Sunrise: Monday: 05.24
  • OUTLOOK FOR  SUNDAY:  Generally cloudy.
 
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REGION

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

Ambala

33.4

25.8

Amritsar

32.2

21.6

Bhuntar

33.2

18.2

Hisar

37.5

26.1

Jammu

32.8

24.2

Karnal

33.6

24.4

Ludhiana

34.3

25.6

Patiala

33.3

26.8

Shimla

23.6

17.2

Srinagar

24.5

17.2

Sundernagar

32.9

21.1

 

 

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

27

25

45

331

Bangalore

27

20

3

112

Bhopal

33

25

0

46

Bhubaneswar

34

27

1

152

Chennai

38

29

0

14

Dehra Dun

33

24

20

123

Gangtok

20

18

26

768

Guwahati

32

25

5

111

Hyderabad

33

24

0

98

Jaipur

36

27

0

128

Jamshedpur

32

24

1

165

Kolkata

30

25

20

260

Lucknow

33

25

1

101

Mumbai

29

26

41

621

New Delhi

37

27

0

69

Panjim

29

26

20

970

Patna

31

26

4

37

Ranchi

27

21

5

181

Shillong

23

18

19

323

Thiruvananthapuram

31

25

4

279

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Heavy rain likely in Jammu
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, July 2
Rainfall: Rain/thundershowers have occurred at many places in Rajasthan, east Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal, at a few places in Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and west Uttar Pradesh and at isolated places in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of rainfall in cm are: Haryana: Guhla 1, Himachal Pradesh: Guler 3 and Dehragopipur 2, Jammu and Kashmir: Srinagar 2 and Quazigund 1, Punjab: Amritsar and Anandpursahib 1 each, East Rajasthan: Pindwara 7, Bahadurpur and Shahbad 5 each, Chhabra, Ghatol, Railmogra and Sirohi 4 each, Chipabroad, Govindgarh, Kapasan, Mount Abu and Tapukara 3 each, Bhopalsagar, Dungla, Nathdwara, Pahari and Rasmi 2 each and Basuwa, chirawa, Khivensar, Khetri, Nawalgarh, Nimbahera, Pilani, Ramgarh, Rawatbhata and Shergarh 1 each, West Rajasthan: Sanchore 7, Jaswantpura and Raniwara 5 each, Nokh 4, Sardar Sahar 3 and Ahore, Bhopalgarh, Bali, Kajuwala, Pilibanga, Sumerpur and Vijaynagar 1 each, East Uttar Pradesh: Chhatnag and Mirzapur 3 each, Allahabad, Ayodhya, Basti, Gorakhpur and sultanpur 2 each and Banda, Elginbridge, Khadda, Lucknow (Control room), Mukhlishpur, Rigoli and Shardanagar 1 each, West Uttar Pradesh: Bareilly and Moradabad 1 each and Uttaranchal: Pantnagar 6, Dehradun 2 and Rishikesh 1.

Forecast valid until the morning of July 4: Rain/thundershowers will occur at many places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal and at a few places in the rest of the region.

Heavy rainfall warning: Isolated heavy rain is likely in Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Jammu division of Jammu and Kashmir during the next 48 hours.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of July 4: Generally cloudy sky with a few spells of rain/thundershowers; one or two may be heavy in some areas.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of July 4: Moderate to heavy rain will occur at many places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: Increase in rainfall.

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North was cool today

Chandigarh, July 2
Several areas in Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh received monsoon rains today, plummeting the temperatures two degrees to six degrees below normal in the region.

In Punjab, rain lashed Amritsar, measuring 1 mm till 5.30 pm, dipping the temperature to 32.2C six degrees below normal. Ludhiana recorded 0.3 mm rain.

Certain parts of Himachal Pradesh also received rain. Guler in Kangra district reported 26.5 mm rain till 8.30 am while Shimla recorded 16 mm rain till 5.30 pm. Sundernagar in Mandi district registered 3 mm rainfall.

The monsoon was, however, subtle in Haryana with Hisar and Ambala recording traces of rainfall. Hisar showed two degrees below normal temperature at 37.5C.

Chandigarh and its adjoining areas were lashed by dusty winds during the day, keeping the temperature low. The city recorded traces of rainfall and the maximum temperature was 31.4C, four degrees below normal.

Shimla also enjoyed a cool day at 23.6C after getting 16 mm of rain while the maximum at Sundernagar settled at 32.9C.

Srinagar, which has been witnessing unusually high temperatures for the past few days, recorded a high of 32.5C, up four degrees. However, Jammu was cooler by a degree at 31.6C, down six degrees, the Met office added.

The Meteorological Department has predicted rain or thundershowers at many places in Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and at few places in Haryana during the next 24 hours. It warned of heavy rain at isolated places in the region during the period. UNI, PTI

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