Hottest Feb day since ’54; rain in Chandigarh

Hottest Feb day since ’54; rain in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, February 26

Amid a continuous rise in temperature, the city experienced light rain with thunderstorm this evening. However, the maximum temperature clocked a new high in February since 1954 today. The city recorded the maximum temperature of 32.7°C. The minimum temperature hovered around 8°C. The all-time record for the month is 32.8°C, witnessed on February 20, 1954. The past few days have been sunny, making the weather warmer.

The weatherman has predicted mainly clear sky for the next three days. However, the temperature in the following days is unlikely to witness change. — TNS

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