Met predicts heavy showers in Chandigarh over the weekend

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Jul 31, 2015 10:34 IST

The city will get another spell of rain over the weekend, the Chandigarh Meteorological Centre has predicted in its forecasting bulletin.

According to the Met centre, weather will remain generally cloudy from Friday with possibility of rain/thundershowers. Following which, rainy weather will continue over the next three days. The rain will also bring relief from hot weather with drop in maximum and minimum temperature. The maximum temperature is likely to come down to 32 degree Celsius and minimum temperature is likely to settle at 26 degree Celsius.

When it comes to overall monsoon scenario this year, Chandigarh has received 303mm rain so far, which is 92mm less as compared to the normal rain expected by the July end in the monsoon season.

On Thursday, the weather was partly cloudy with high relative humidity making people sweat. The maximum relative humidity was recorded at 73% and the minimum was 53%.

The maximum temperature was recorded at 34.1 degree Celsius, which is one notch up as compared to the normal temperature. Similarly, the minimum temperature was recorded at 27.8 degree Celsius, which is four notches up as compared to the normal temperature.

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