Mercury rising in north, northeast has rain

March 31st, 2008 - 10:37 pm ICT by admin  

(All India weather report)

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The northern plains saw another warm day Monday even as northeastern parts of the country witnessed rain. Delhi is witnessing an unusually moderate spell with day’s high at 35 degrees Celsius and the low around 22 degrees Celsius.

The Met Office on its website said air cyclonic circulation over Haryana and neighbourhood is likely to cause isolated dust storm or thundershower over the northwest region, including Delhi, during the next few days from Monday. Delhi saw a partly cloudy Monday.

A western disturbance currently over north Pakistan is likely to cause scattered to fairly widespread rain over western Himalayan region Tuesday and decrease thereafter.

The northeastern parts of the country will continue to witness rain for the next couple of days till Wednesday. Guwahati Monday saw 27 mm of rainfall.

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

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

New Delhi 36.4 (+3) 22.4 (+5) Nil

Mumbai 31.7 (-1) 21.4 (-1) Nil

Chennai 33.3 (0) 26.8 (+3) Nil

Kolkata 34.6 (0) 24.6 (+2) Nil

Ahmedabad 37.1 (0) 21.4 (+1) Nil

Bangalore 30.8 (-2) 20.8 (+1) 1.6

Bhopal 38.0 (+3) 24.5 (+5) Nil

Bhubaneswar 37.1 (+1) 24.6 (+1) Nil

Chandigarh 33.6 (+3) 18.0 (+3) Nil

Dehradun 31.2 (+2) 16.2 (+2) Nil

Goa 32.4 (0) 23.3 (-1) Nil

Guwahati 31.1 (0) 16.7 (-1) 27.9

Hyderabad 34.9 (-1) 21.6 (-1) Nil

Jaipur 37.8 (+5) 21.0 (+3) Nil

Lucknow 35.6 (+1) 18.8 (+3) Nil

Nagpur 38.1 (0) 21.0 (0) 0.6

Patna 36.6 (+2) 18.3 (-1) Nil

Pune 36.6 (+1) 19.1 (+2) Nil

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

Thiruvananthapuram 31.5 (-2) 24.6 (+1) 2.6

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