Mercury rising, Delhi still pleasant

March 30th, 2008 - 10:40 pm ICT by admin  

(All India weather report)

New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The mercury across northern plains showed steady rise Sunday but the national capital saw another pleasant day with temperatures hovering around 34 degrees Celsius. After a particularly long and harsh winter, the weather god is apparently being kind to Delhi as the capital is witnessing an unusual spell of breezy and moderate climate.

The day’s low in the city was around 20 degrees Celsius. Other states like Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and even Jammu and Kashmir saw a jump in the mercury.

The Met Office forecast a rainy start to the week in the northeastern states. Guwahati recorded 18.7 mm of rain and more is forecast for Monday.

Southern states are also likely to get rain as the influence of a cyclonic circulation over southeast Bay of Bengal and its neighbourhood.

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

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

New Delhi 34.8 (+2) 18.0 (+1) Nil

Mumbai 32.0 (-1) 22.1 (-1) Nil

Chennai 32.8 (0) 26.0 (+2) Nil

Kolkata 36.4 (+1) 22.8 (0) Nil

Ahmedabad 39.6 (+3) 24.0 (+4) Nil

Bangalore 31.5 (-2) 21.4 (+1) Nil

Bhopal 37.8 (+3) 21.4 (+2) Nil

Bhubaneswar 35.9 (0) 25.0 (+2) Nil

Chandigarh 33.4 (-2) 17.2 (+1) Nil

Dehradun 31.0 (-2) 14.4 (+1) Nil

Goa 32.0 (0) 24.0 (0) Nil

Guwahati 33.1 (+2) 18.5 (+1) 18.5

Hyderabad 34.9 (-1) 25.5 (+4) Nil

Jaipur 37.1 (+4) 20.0 (+2) Nil

Lucknow 36.2 (-1) 15.0 (-1) Nil

Nagpur 38.0 (0) 25.0 (+2) Nil

Patna 37.6 (+2) 20.5 (+2) Nil

Pune 36.9 (+1) 22.4 (+2) Nil

Srinagar 21.8 (+6) 5.6 (+1) Nil

Thiruvananthapuram 32.4 (-1) 24.2 (+1) Nil

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