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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Sunday was 25.0ºC and the minimum 5.2ºC.
    The maximum relative humidity was 94 per cent and the minimum 17 per cent.
  • Sunset: Monday: 05.57
  • Sunrise: Tuesday: 07.15
  • OUTLOOK FOR  MONDAY: Mainly clear sky.
 
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REGION

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

Ambala

24.6

7.7

Amritsar

21.0

5.6

Bhuntar

18.3

4.1

Hisar

27.0

9.9

Jammu

9.3

Karnal

23.5

5.5

Ludhiana

25.3

5.5

Patiala

25.4

6.3

Shimla

18.4

7.2

Srinagar

6.0

1.5

Sundernagar

20.2

4.6

 

 

NATION

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

Stations

Max

Min

R

TR

Ahmedabad

31

12

0

0

Bangalore

28

15

0

0

Bhopal

26

10

0

0

Bhubaneswar

29

14

0

0

Chennai

30

21

0

2

Dehra Dun

20

8

0

18

Gangtok

16

7

0

2

Guwahati

27

11

0

0

Hyderabad

30

11

0

0

Jaipur

27

9

0

0

Kolkata

27

13

0

0

Lucknow

26

9

0

0

Mumbai

34

17

0

0

New Delhi

23

7

0

1

Panjim

36

18

0

0

Patna

25

9

0

0

Ranchi

24

7

0

0

Shillong

17

07

0

0

Thiruvananthapuram

33

23

0

32

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Adampur coldest in plains
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, January 29
Rainfall: Rain/snow has occurred at many places in Jammu and Kashmir. Weather was dry in the rest of the region. The chief amount of precipitation in cm is: Jammu and Kashmir: Kupwara 1.

Temperature: Past 24 hours change: The minimum temperature changed little. Departure: It was appreciably above normal in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, above normal in west Rajasthan and Uttaranchal and normal in the rest of the region. The lowest temperature in the plains was 3.6°C recorded at Adampur (Punjab).

Forecast valid until the morning of January 31: Rain/snow will occur at many places in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir and at a few places in Uttaranchal. Rain/thundershowers are likely at isolated places in Punjab. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of January 31: Partly cloudy sky with possibility of thundery development in some areas. Mist/fog in the morning. The minimum temperature will be around 7°C.

Farmers’ weather bulletin for Delhi: Forecast valid until the morning of January 31: Development of thunder clouds is likely at a few places.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: No large change.

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Snowfall in higher reaches

Chandigarh, January 29
Higher reaches in Himachal had light snowfall for the second consecutive day while the minimum temperatures rose in certain areas in the plains of Punjab and Haryana and fell at other places staying one degree to three degrees below normal.

Several areas in the North West plains, particularly near rivers and canals, were engulfed in fog in the early hours today but as the day progressed the fog lifted.

High altitudes in the tribal belt of Himachal had another spell of snowfall making the people groan under severe cold wave conditions in the tribal areas. The 13,050-foot high Rohtang Pass, gateway to tribal Lahaul Spiti district, and the Dhauladhar mountain ranges, overlooking the picturesque Kangra valley, also had snowfall last night. The Rohtang Pass had already been closed to traffic.

In the plains Jalandhar turned out to be the coldest place with the mercury dipping to 3.6 degrees celsius, two degrees below normal at Adampur, the Union Territory of Chandigarh was cold as the mercury fall from 7.6 degrees to 5.2 degrees, three degrees below normal last night.

In Punjab, where the cold wave has abated, Amritsar registered an increase in the minimum temperatures by two degrees and was recorded at 5.6 degrees celsius, one degree above normal. However, in Patiala the minimum fell to 6.2 degrees, two degrees below normal while in Ludhiana too the minimum temperature fell by almost three degrees to 5.5 degrees, two degrees below normal.

In Haryana, Karnal was the coldest place at 5.5 degrees, two degrees below normal while the minimum temperatures rose in Ambala by one degree and was recorded at 7.7 degrees, one degree above normal, Hisar registered a minimum at 9.9 degrees, four degrees above normal.

Despite snowfall the minimum temperatures in Himachal rose at several places with Shimla registering 7.2 degrees, five degrees above normal. The minimum in Bhuntar in Kulu district rose to 4.1 degrees, two degrees above normal while Sundernagar in Mandi recorded a minimum of 4.6 degrees.

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