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CHANDIGARH
  • The maximum temperature on Sunday was 16.0º C and the minimum 10.0º C.
    The maximum relative humidity was 100 per cent and the minimum 79 per cent.
  • Sunset: Monday: 06.13
  • Sunrise: Tuesday: 06.59
  • OUTLOOK FOR  MONDAY:  Generally cloudy sky with a few spells of rain/thunder showers.
 
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REGION

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

Ambala

21.5

7.2

Amritsar

17.4

7.3

Bhuntar

15.6

2.1

Hisar

11.0

Jammu

9.1

Karnal

20.2

6.6

Ludhiana

17.0

5.3

Patiala

19.5

6.7

Shimla

10.0

0.5

Srinagar

1.2

Sundernagar

17.5

3.1

 


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

14

0

1

Allahabad

26

09

0

66

Aurangabad

31

15

0

0

Bangalore

31

21

0

0

Baroda

32

18

0

0

Bhavnagar

31

17

0

0

Bhopal

26

14

0

21

Bhubaneswar

29

19

3

88

Bhuj

31

Chennai

30

24

15

22

Dehra Dun

21

07

0

88

Gangtok

07

05

5

124

Guwahati

23

12

0

89

Gaya

25

12

0

42

Hyderabad

32

18

0

0

Indore

27

11

0

6

Jaipur

24

11

0

24

Jammu

21

09

0

85

Jamshedpur

26

14

0

71

 

 

Rain likely in Haryana, Punjab
Tribune News Service

New Delhi, February 18
Rainfall: Rain/snow has been reported at isolated places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand. Rain/thundershowers have been reported at isolated places in Rajasthan. Weather was dry in the rest of the region.

Temperature: Past 24 hours change: The minimum temperatures rose in west Rajasthan and changed little elsewhere. Departure: They were below normal in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, east Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, appreciably above normal in west Rajasthan, above normal in east Rajasthan and west Uttar Pradesh and normal in the rest of the region. The lowest temperature in the plains was 5°C recorded at Sarsawa (Uttar Pradesh).

Forecast valid until the morning of February 20: Rain/snow is likely at many places in Jammu and Kashmir, at a few places in Himachal Pradesh and at isolated places in Uttarakhand. Rain/thundershowers are likely at isolated places in Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan. Weather will be mainly dry in the rest of the region.

Outlook for the subsequent two days: Light to moderate precipitation is likely to continue over Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand as another western disturbance is likely to affect at the area.

Forecast for Delhi and neighbourhood valid until the morning of February 20: Partly cloudy sky with possibility of light rain in some areas. Mist/shallow fog in the morning. The minimum temperature will be around 11°C.

Farmers’ weather bulletin for Delhi forecast valid until the morning of February 20: Light rain is likely at a few places.

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Region likely to get more snow, rain

Roads covered with heavy snow in Shimla on Sunday morning
Roads covered with heavy snow in Shimla on Sunday morning. — PTI

Chandigarh, February 18
Snow, hailstorm and rain were likely to lash Himachal Pradesh in the next 24 hours, the Weatherman predicted today, while the mercury fell slightly in many places of north-west plains.

After snowfall and rain creating cold wave-like conditions in the hills during the past 24 hours, the sky remained overcast today in most places in the plains, increasing the chances of rain accompanied with strong winds and hailstorm at many places in the next 24 hours, the Met Office here said.

In Punjab, the minimum temperature remained less than 4°C at many places with cold conditions prevailing. However, Amritsar, Ludhiana and Patiala recorded a slight rise in the mercury, showing 7 degrees, 5.3 degrees and 6.7°C, respectively. Ground frost is likely to occur at isolated places in the state during the next night.

The minimum temperature dropped at various places in Haryana, including Karnal and Narnaul, respectively recording 6.6 degrees and 9.5 degrees, while the minimum temprature dropped to 7.1 degrees at Ambala.

Cold wave persisted in Himachal Pradesh following light snowfall in higher reaches of the state. The minimum remained minus 6.2°C at Kalpa in Kinnaur district.

In Shimla the temperature furthur fell from yesterday’s minus 0.5°C to 0.2°C. The sky in the Capital town remained clouded and snow and rain was expected here in the next 24 hours.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 3.1 degree at Bhuntar in Kulu district and 2.1 degree at Sundernagar in Mandi district.

The night temperatures fell again to 8 degrees in Chandigarh after showing a rise to 8.4 degrees yesterday. The day remained cold and cloudy in the Union Territory.

The Weather Office has predicted light to moderate rain or snow at many places in Himachal Pradesh, while the rain and hailstorm will occur in parts of Punjab and Haryana in the next 24 hours. — UNI

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