Mercury rising in north, rain in south

March 15th, 2008 - 11:51 pm ICT by admin  

(All India weather report)

New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Though it was another pleasant spring day in the national capital Saturday, the weatherman has forecast that the temperatures could rise in the coming days. The maximum temperature in Delhi was around 30 degrees it was a warm and sunny day which most residents saw as a prelude to the summer.

The day’s low was 15.8 degrees Celsius making for a cool early morning and night.

The weatherman has forecast an increase in the maximum temperature in the northern plains over the next couple of days.

Meanwhile, southern India had its share of annual showers for this time of the year. Chennai, Thiruvananthapuram and Bangalore witnessed showers during the day. Some parts of the south saw heavy rainfall.

The Met Office has forecast more rain for the region for the next couple of days.

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

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

New Delhi 31.0 (+1) 15.8 (+1) Nil

Mumbai 31.4 (-2) 21.2 (+1) Nil

Chennai 30.6 (-1) 24.7 (+2) 14.8

Kolkata 31.6 (-3) 23.7 (+3) Nil

Ahmedabad 34.5 (0) 19.5 (+1) Nil

Bangalore 31.0 (-1) 20.4 (+1) 3.2

Bhopal 33.4 (0) 19.0 (+2) Nil

Bhubaneswar 36.2 (0) 23.0 (+1) Nil

Chandigarh 30.4 (+2) 17.2 (+4) Nil

Dehradun 28.0 (+2) 13.6 (+2) 3.0

Goa 31.7 (0) 24.7 (+2) Nil

Guwahati 29.3 (-1) 19.6 (+4) Nil

Hyderabad 33.4 (-1) 24.2 (+4) Nil

Jaipur 32.7 (+2) 14.4 (-1) Nil

Lucknow 31.2 (-1) 14.4 (0) Nil

Nagpur 36.0 (0) 17.0 (-2) Nil

Patna 31.1 (-1) 17.4 (0) Nil

Pune 36.0 (+1) 18.3 (+3) Nil

Srinagar 21.6 (+9) 4.3 (+1) Nil

Thiruvananthapuram 33.1 (0) 23.2 (-1) 9.8

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