Sandeep Rana

Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh, August 21

Immediately, the town witnessed the coldest August day in three years as a result of widespread rain. The town’s most temperature dropped to 26.2 levels Celsius in the present day, from 30.6 levels Celsius yesterday, the month’s minimal. Final yr in August the bottom most temperature was 29 diploma Celsius. In 2019 additionally the minimal most temperature of the month was 28 diploma Celsius.

Whole rainfall to this point in August – 127.1 mm

Nevertheless, in 2018, it was 25.4 levels Celsius, which is barely decrease than in the present day’s most temperature, which is seven levels under regular.

“It rained all day. For the reason that solar was not seen, the temperature has dropped considerably,” mentioned Shivinder Singh, a scientist on the Chandigarh Meteorological Division.

The town recorded 20.8 mm of rain from 8.30 am to five.30 pm. After this, until the submitting of the report late within the night, 1.2 mm of rain was recorded. The town has recorded solely 127.1 mm of rain to this point this month. This isn’t even half of what has been reported annually over the previous 4 years.

Extra rain is anticipated within the metropolis for the following 5 days. “There’s a risk of rain within the subsequent 48 hours. Later, the town will see scattered rain for 3 days. It rained closely within the metropolis in the present day after a niche of a number of days. Earlier, scattered rain was reported right here. That is the explanation why the full rainfall within the month continues to be low,” the climate official mentioned.

The minimal temperature within the metropolis in the present day was recorded at 25.2 levels Celsius, which is 2 levels above regular.

In response to the Meteorological Division, each the minimal and most temperatures are prone to rise once more through the subsequent three days. The utmost temperature is prone to be between 30°C-32°C and minimal 26°C-27°C.

In the meantime, in the present day’s rain induced waterlogging at many locations within the Union Territory. Some drivers received caught in stagnant water at some main intersections within the metropolis. Waterlogging was noticed in colonies and villages.

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