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Heat stroke claims life in Amritsar

Jaisalmer hottest at 47.1C


 

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  • The maximum temperature on Monday was 37.4C and the minimum 22.0C.
    The maximum relative humidity was 88 per cent and the minimum 42 per cent.
  • Sunset: Tuesday: 7.20
  • Sunrise: Wednesday: 5.21
  • OUTLOOK FOR  TUESDAY:  Partly cloudy sky with possibility of rain or thunder showers possibility of dust storm or thunder storm.
 
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REGION

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

Ambala

37.4

26.9

Amritsar

37.7

24.0

Bhuntar

32.0

17.6

Chandigarh

37.4

22.0

Hisar

29.0

Jammu

16.4

Karnal

33.7

24.0

Ludhiana

38.0

26.9

Patiala

37.2

27.2

Shimla

25.8

15.8

Srinagar

14.3

Sundernagar

31.3

 

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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

42

28

0

4

Bangalore

26

20

2

284

Bhopal

39

25

0

220

Bhubaneswar

35

27

0

134

Chennai

37

27

0

55

Dehra Dun

32

23

tr

332

Gangtok

19

17

46

703

Guwahati

30

25

1

468

Hyderabad

36

25

27

210

Jaipur

45

34

0

58

Kolkata

34

25

24

149

Lucknow

34

25

tr

99

Mumbai

33

29

0

8

New Delhi

40

25

0

85

Panjim

31

25

5

157

Patna

38

26

0

37

Ranchi

31

21

17

166

Shillong

19

15

32

241

Thiruvananthapuram

31

23

11

265

 

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Heat stroke claims life in Amritsar

Chandigarh, May 29
One person died of heat stroke even as many areas in north-west region were lashed by rain dipping the temperature and providing respite from schorching heat.

A migrant labourer while working in a paddy field suffered from heat stroke and died at Devidasspora village in Amritsar district today, taking the toll in the heat wave to eleven in the region this summer.

The mercury stayed two degrees to six degrees below normal at most places in Punjab and Haryana.

In Haryana, the day temperature plummeted to 41.4 degrees at Hisar from 46C recorded yesterday. Humid weather conditions prevailed in Hisar which continued to be the hottest place in the state. The mercury hovered four degrees below normal at Karnal following rain, recording 33.7C. The town measured six mm rainfall till 8.30 a.m. Panchkula reported 12 mm rain.

The mercury also dropped in Punjab, settling at 37.2 degrees, two degrees below normal, at Amritsar which recorded 2.4 mm rain till this morning. Ludhiana and Patiala recorded four degrees below normal temperature, respectively, recording 38.0 degrees and 37.3C. Balachaur also experienced downpour, measuring 9.3 mm rain.

Many areas in Himachal Pradesh, including Sujanpur Tira, Nagrota Surian, Naudan, Guler, Bhunter and Pandoh experienced moderate rain. However, the temperature stayed two degrees above normal in the capital town of Shimla recording 25.8 degrees.

Chandigarh and its adjoining areas were lashed by sharp showers early in the morning that brought down the temperature to 37.4 degrees, two degrees below normal. UNI

 

Jaisalmer hottest at 47.1C
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, May 29
Rainfall: Rain/thundershowers have occurred at a few places in Uttaranchal and at isolated places in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. Weather was dry in the rest of the region. The chief amounts of rainfall in cms are: Himachal Pradesh: Sujanpurtira 4, Bhuntar 2 and Guler 1 and Haryana: Chandigarh 1.

Temperatures: Past 24 hours change: The maximum temperatures rose in west Rajasthan, fell appreciably in east Uttar Pradesh, fell in Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab and west Uttar Pradesh and changed little elsewhere.

Departure: They were appreciably above normal in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Rajasthan, markedly below normal in east Uttar Pradesh, appreciably below normal in west Uttar Pradesh and Uttaranchal and normal in the rest of the region. The highest temperature in the region was 47.1C recorded at Jaisalmer (Rajasthan).

Forecast valid until the morning of May 31, 2006: Partly cloudy sky with dust haze. Duststorm/thunderstorm accompanied with squall is likely in some areas. The maximum temperature will be around 41C.

Farmers weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of May 31, 2006: Duststorm/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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