Day temperature rising across State; city faces heat
IMD forecast fairly widespread to widespread rain or snow over the western Himalayan region on January 19 and 20, isolated to scattered rain over Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi during the same time.
PUNE: Pune recorded a maximum temperature of 29.6 degrees Celsius on Monday. Several cities in the State are experiencing a rise in day temperatures from the past few days.
The highest maximum temperature was recorded in Panjim at 34.3 degrees Celsius in Maharashtra and Goa. The lowest minimum temperature was reported at 9.2 degrees Celsius in Ahmednagar in the State.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the weather in Maharashtra and Goa will remain dry till January 18.
IMD further forecast that the temperature in the city during the day will range from 29 to 27 degrees Celsius. The sky will remain clear till January 20.
Across the plains, the lowest minimum temperature of 1.7 degrees Celsius was recorded at Adampur in Punjab.
Moderate fog was observed at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Odisha, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, east Madhya Pradesh, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu and south interior Karnataka.
IMD forecast fairly widespread to widespread rain or snow over the western Himalayan region on January 19 and 20, isolated to scattered rain over Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi during the same time. Isolated to scattered rainfall is likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands on these two days. Dry weather may prevail over the rest of the country.
Above normal night minimum temperatures are likely to prevail over parts of northwest India from January 20, predicted the IMD.