It’s still a pleasant spring in north India

March 12th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by admin  

(All India weather report)

New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The pleasant spell of spring weather continued in north India Wednesday, with another day of moderate temperatures bringing smiles to millions in the region. The maximum temperature in Delhi Wednesday was 31 degrees Celsius and the day’s low was around 18 degrees. The trend was mirrored in most of the northern plains.

India Meteorological Department (IMD) said parts of southern peninsula received scattered to light showers. The southern metropolis of Chennai recorded 21.2 mm of rain with the weatherman forecasting more for Thursday.

The weatherman said rain or thundershowers were likely to hit Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh till the weekend. The northeastern parts of the country could also see light showers.

Srinagar saw temperatures way above normal. The day’s high was 20 degrees Celsius, eight degrees above normal.

The following were the maximum and minimum temperatures and rainfall in major cities for the 24 hours till Wednesday morning, with figures in brackets denoting deviations from the average.

CityMaximum Temperature Minimum Temperature Rainfall
(C) (C) (mm)

New Delhi 31.5 (+1) 18.5 (+4) Nil

Mumbai 33.1 (0) 22.1 (+2) Nil

Chennai 32.0 (+1) 23.3 (+1) 12.2

Kolkata 34.4 (+1) 24.3 (+3) Nil

Ahmedabad 31.2 (-3) 22.5 (+5) Nil

Bangalore 30.4 (-2) 20.1 (+1) Nil

Bhopal 34.4 (+2) 22.4 (+5) Nil

Bhubaneshwar 35.1 (+1) 21.8 (0) Nil

Chandigarh 31.0 (+3) 19.2 (+5) Nil

Dehradun 30.1 (+4) 15.0 (+3) Nil

Goa 34.8 (+3) 23.0 (0) Nil

Guwahati 30.6 (+1) 17.1 (+1) Nil

Hyderabad 34.6 (+1) 21.5 (+1) Nil

Jaipur 29.2 (-2) 16.0 (+1) Nil

Lucknow 25.0 (-7) 16.4 (+2) Nil

Nagpur 37.6 (+3) 21.2 (+2) Nil

Patna 31.4 (0) 17.4 (-1) Nil

Pune 35.9 (+1) 17.4 (+2) Nil

Srinagar 20.8 (+8) 2.6 (0) Nil

Thiruvananthapurm 32.7 (+1) 25.3 (+1) Nil

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