After rain, sunny days expected

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Jan 15, 2015 10:55 IST

With the tricity getting 7 mm rain on Wednesday, sunny days are ahead for the city, the Chandigarh Meteorological Centre has forecast.

Officials added that due to the current spell of rain, days would be clear and it weather will remain sunny beginning Friday.

The rain will also lead to an increase in the night temperature, but the nights will be colder than days.

On Wednesday, the maximum temperature in the city was recorded at 15.9 degree Celsius, which is five notches lower as compared to the normal temperature for this time of the year

The minimum temperature was recorded at 11.2 degree Celsius, which is six notches higher than the normal temperature.

The forecast is for a partly cloudy sky on Thursday and fog would occur during the night and morning.

However, skies will clear up after Friday but fog remains a distinct possibility during the morning and night.

The maximum day temperature is likely to settle at 19 degree Celsius and the minimum night temperature likely to settle at 6 degree Celsius.

Six flights operate post 1pm

Of 15 flights operating from the local airport, only six operated after 1pm on Wednesday. Two flights operated to New Delhi that of Air India and SpiceJet. An Air Asia flight to Bengaluru also took off.

Three flights to Mumbai operated, one each of Go Air, Indigo and Jet Airways.

Seven trains delayed

The Howrah-Kalka Mail arrived at 10.17 am, seven hours and 17 minutes late from its scheduled arrival to Chandigarh.

The Unchahar Express was expected to arrive at 11.30 pm, though it has scheduled arrival at 9.25 am, a delay of more than 10 hours. The New Delhi Kalka Shatabdi reached 2 hours and 45 minutes late at 1.50 pm.

Shirdi-Kalka Express arrived six hours late at 5.45 pm. Dibrugarh-Chandigarh weekly express was running 11 hours later then schedule and was expected to reached at 12.30 am. Amritsar-Lal Kuan Garib Rath Express reached at 5.50 pm after the delay of seven hours and thirty minutes. Lucknow-Chandigarh Sadhbhavna Express was late by two hours.

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