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Sarsawa coldest in North at 0.8 C

Cold wave continues to sweep across Punjab, Haryana


 

CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Sunday was 21.0C and the minimum 3C.
    The maximum relative humidity was 84 per cent and the minimum 19 per cent.
  • Sunset: Monday: 5.23
  • Sunrise: Tuesday: 7.13
  • OUTLOOK FOR  MONDAY:  Mainly clear sky.
 
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REGION

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

Ambala

22.2

3.1

Amritsar

23.0

2.4

Bhuntar

19.5

-0.2

Chandigarh

21.2

3.0

Hisar

23.4

6.2

Jammu

23.0

6.2

Karnal

22.4

3.9

Ludhiana

22.6

3.5

Patiala

22.6

3.3

Shimla

13.3

3.9

Srinagar

12.3

-5.2

Sundernagar

21.9

0.6

 

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

14

0

0

Bangalore

27

17

0

672

Bhopal

26

10

0

1

Bhubaneswar

28

13

0

305

Chennai

26

22

0

1710

Dehra Dun

23

7

0

5

Gangtok

15

7

0

158

Guwahati

27

12

0

128

Hyderabad

30

12

0

222

Jaipur

26

7

0

0

Kolkata

28

15

0

460

Lucknow

26

8

0

5

Mumbai

34

New Delhi

25

7

0

1

Panjim

35

19

0

126

Patna

26

9

0

40

Shillong

19

7

0

234

Tiruchirapalli

28

21

35

860

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Sarsawa coldest in North at 0.8 C
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, December 11
Cold wave conditions have developed in some parts of Haryana and Punjab.

Rainfall: Weather was dry over the region.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: The minimum temperatures fell in Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab and changed little elsewhere. Departure: This was appreciably below normal in Haryana and Punjab, below normal in east Rajasthan and Uttaranchal and normal in the rest of the region. The lowest temperature in the plains was 0.8C recorded at Sarsawa (Uttar Pradesh).

Forecast valid until the morning of December 13: Weather will be mainly dry over the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of December 13: Mainly clear sky. Mist in the morning. The minimum temperature will be around 6C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast valid until the morning of
December 13: Sky will be mainly clear.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Cold wave continues to sweep
across Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, December 11
The cold wave continued unabated in Punjab and Haryana for the third consecutive day with minimum temperatures hovering around 3.5C at most places.

Amritsar continued to be the coldest place in the north-west region with the minimum temperature recorded at 2.4 degrees, four degrees below normal.

In the Union Territory of Chandigarh and in the major places of Haryana the minimum temperatures dipped to five degrees below normal. Chandigarh recorded a minimum of 3.0 degrees, five degrees below normal.

Ambala was the coldest place in Haryana registering a minimum of 3.1 degrees, five degrees below normal. The minimum in Karnal plunged to 3.9C from 5.4C yesterday. The minimum in Hisar was 6.2C, one degree below normal.

In Punjab, the minimum stayed at four to five degrees below normal at all the places. The minimum in Ludhiana went down to 3.5C a fall of 1.5 degrees from yesterday, while Patiala recorded a minimum of 3.3C (five below normal) a fall of three degrees from yesterday.

Biting cold wave conditions prevailed in tribal areas of Himachal Pradesh with the temperature hovering below freezing point in these places. The minimum further dropped by one degree in the capital town of Shimla to 3.9C. Icy cold winds from the snow clad mountains of the higher reaches swept across the capital resort.

Tourist places of Wildflower Hall, Kufri, Naldehra and Narkanda in Shimla district and the key tourist resort of Manali in Kullu district also experienced cold weather conditions with the mercury staying low at these places. The minimum plumetted to 0.2C, two degrees below normal, at Bhuntar in Kullu district, while Sundernagar in Mandi district registered 0.6 degrees celsius.

Jammu, the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded further fall in the temperature to 6.2C, four degrees below normal. In the national capital of Delhi the minimum was recorded at 4.7 degrees down by almost degrees from yesterday.

Ground frost is likely to occur at isolated places in Punjab during the next two nights while the weather will be mainly sunny in Punjab and Haryana and partly cloudy in Himachal Pradesh during the next 48 hours, according to the Metrological Department here. UNI

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