Warmest February day since 2011

Warmest February day since 2011

Visitors in summer clothes at Sukhna Lake in Chandigarh on Thursday. Photo: Nitin Mittal

Chandigarh: The city on Thursday recorded the highest maximum temperature for February this year.

From 31.1°C on Wednesday, the maximum temperature rose to 31.6°C on Thursday, which is seven degrees above normal. The maximum temperature clocked a new high on Thursday since 2011.

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 light rain on Friday. However, the temperature in the following days is unlikely to witness much change.

The minimum temperature recorded in the city on Thursday was 13.1°C. It is three degrees above normal

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