Rains keep heat at bay in North
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Last Updated: Saturday, September 08, 2012, 20:53
  
New Delhi: Rains lashed parts of North India bringing day temperature down as monsoon remained active over the region.

Parts of national capital received showers as maximum temperature was recorded at 33.6 Degree Celsius.

Minimum in Delhi was recorded at 24.8 Deg C, one degree below normal.

The humidity level oscillated between 97 to 67 per cent.

Mercury took a dip in Punjab and Haryana also as several places in both the states witnessed light rain amid cloudy conditions.

Chandigarh had a high of 30.8 deg C, down by 2 notches below normal with a rainfall of 1 mm, as per Met department.

Amritsar saw the sharpest drop in mercury in the region as it recorded fall of seven degrees below normal and settled at 27.2 deg C. It also witnessed 4 mm of rainfall.

Ludhiana also had a high of 29.7 deg C, going down by 3 degrees with a rainfall of 1 mm. Patiala recorded mercury at 30.4 deg C, down by 3 notches below normal. In Haryana, Ambala, Bhiwani and Narnaul had a maximum of 32.3 deg C, 31.6 deg C and 32.2 deg C respectively.

Rohtak recorded 32.1 deg C, a dip of 3 degrees below normal.

Himachal witnessed a sharp fall in temperature as monsoon remained active in the state.

Una in Shivalik foothills which was hottest in the region recorded maximum temperature at 30.0 deg C after 19 mm of rains.

Sundernagar and Bhuntar which experienced light rains registered a high of 27.4 deg C and 25.5 deg C.

Dharamsala and Chirapunji were wettest with 87 mm of rains.

In Rajasthan, Jaipur, Ajmer, Kota, Jodhpur and Bharatpur divisions and isolated areas in Bikaner division received showers.

Gogunda got 15 cm rains followed by Mount Abu 11 cm.

PTI


First Published: Saturday, September 08, 2012, 20:53


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