People sit around camp fire on a winter evening in Pune(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
People sit around camp fire on a winter evening in Pune(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

Pune’s min temp to remain between 6-7 degrees Celsius, last day of the year

IMD officials have stated 2018 to be the coldest December with prolonged winter, the city has witnessed in the past few years
By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Pune
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2018 04:32 PM IST

The city continues to battle the cold wave with the minimum temperature being recorded at 6 degrees Celsius on Sunday, slightly more than Saturday’s 5.9 degrees Celsius. According to the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) forecast, the city’s minimum temperature will be in the range of 6-7 degrees Celsius on Monday, the last day of the year.

“Cold wave to severe cold wave conditions occurred at isolated places over Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, east Madhya Pradesh, Punjab and Vidarbha. Cold wave conditions at a few places over west Madhya Pradesh and at isolated pockets over Gangetic West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Saurashtra and Kutch, Madhya Maharashtra and Marathwada were also witnessed,” said the IMD release.

While the city is witnessing chill in the air, the air quality has been moderate, according to the System of Air Quality Forecasting and Research (SAFAR). The city recorded the air quality index (AQI) at 107 at 7 pm on Sunday with PM2.5 and PM10 – the two pollutants at 62 umg3 and 115 umg3 respectively.

Cold wave conditions continue elsewhere in the state, with Nagpur recording 4 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature while Ahmednagar, Jalgaon and Nashik in north Maharashtra witnessed the mercury touching 4.5, 6.6 and 7 degrees Celsius respectively.

The IMD report stated the possibility of cold wave in parts of Vidarbha and central Maharashtra. Interestingly, IMD officials have stated 2018 to be the coldest December with prolonged winter, the city has witnessed in the past few years.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Residents demand restrictions on heavy vehicles inside Narhe

By Dheeraj Bengrut, Pune
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 11:07 PM IST
The death of the 19-year-old nursing student girl has shocked the residents of Narhe and surrounding areas and demand has been made to ban for ban heavy vehicles on residential roads by local residents
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Admissions under RTE begin, registrations open until March 21st

By Namrata Devikar, Pune
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 11:06 PM IST
The admissions under the Right to Education (RTE) have begun from Wednesday, according to the school education and sports department
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Bandu Andekar in police custody in attempted murder case

By Shalaka Shinde, Pune
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 11:06 PM IST
Bandu Andekar, a local gangster in Pune was remanded to the custody of Pune police on Wednesday along with his aides in a case of attempted murder of a 21-year-old and his friends who had a rivalry with Andekar’s gang members, according to the police
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Fake toll racket: Seven arrested for issuing fake receipts, siphoning crores

By HT Correspondent, Pune
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 11:06 PM IST
Five contractors were among 11 toll plaza workers booked by Pune rural police for printing fake toll plaza receipts and siphoning money to the tune of 3 crore over the past few months, according to Abhinav Deshmukh, superintendent of Pune rural police
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Nilesh Ghaywal detained, Pune rural police may re-open cases in which he was acquitted

By HT Correspondent, Pune
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 11:05 PM IST
The Pune rural police are planning to appeal for reopening of at least two cases in which Nilesh Bansilal Ghaywal (44) was acquitted, according to Pune rural police superintendent Abhinav Deshmukh
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Open inquiry into Jal Yukta Shivar receives poor response from complainants

By Yogesh Joshi and Manasi Deshpande, Pune
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 11:05 PM IST
The four-member panel set up by Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government during December last year to probe alleged irregularities in Jal Yukta Shivar scheme has received only four complaints from Pune, prompting BJP to claim that inquiry is driven by politics
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Two fire incidents reported in Pune within 12 hours, no casualties

By HT Correspondent, Pune
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 11:05 PM IST
Two fire incidents were recorded from Pune in one day within hours of each other on Wednesday
Close
HT Image
HT Image

PMC: 578 students dropped out of school in a year

By Namrata Devikar, Pune
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 11:04 PM IST
The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has found that in the last one year, 578 students from PMC have dropped out of school
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Army recruitment racket: Two of the four arrested are serving personnel

By Shalaka Shinde, Pune
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 11:44 PM IST
Two serving Indian Army officials are among seven people who have been arrested in the Indian Army soldier recruitment entrance exam question paper leak, according to a written statement issued by the Pune police
Close
HT Image
HT Image

14-year-old apprehended for sexual assault of minor girl

By HT Correspondent, Pune
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 11:44 PM IST
A 14-year-old boy was apprehended by Pimpri-Chinchwad police for sexual assault of a five-year-old girl in a slum in Bhosari
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Unrepaired roads in Vishrantwadi a recipe for danger

By Dheeraj Bengrut, Pune
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 11:44 PM IST
The residents of Vishrantwadi and nearby areas are facing a daily hurdle to travel through roads that are lying unrepaired by the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC)’s road department
Close
HT Image
HT Image

PMC to develop Jambulwadi lake for recreational activities using PPP model

By Abhay Khairnar, Pune
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 11:44 PM IST
After Pashan and Katraj lakes, the PMC is set to develop the Jambhulwadi lake near Ambegaon using the public-private partnership (PPP) model
Close
HT Image
HT Image

PMC proposes 50 lakh for study on climate change’s infrastructure impact

By Abhay Khairnar, Pune
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 11:43 PM IST
The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) has decided to conduct a study on climate change and its impact on the city’s infrastructure
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Unidentified body with mutilated genitals found; police suspect brutal murder

By HT Correspondent, Pune
UPDATED ON MAR 02, 2021 11:43 PM IST
A mangled body of a man with mutilated genitals was found and a case of murder was registered by the Pimpri-Chinchwad police on Monday
Close
HT Image
HT Image

Tunnel testing of challenging stretch from Swargate to Civil court complete, TBM machine to begin work

By Siddharth Gadkari, Pune
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 10:43 PM IST
The most challenging underground tunnel work from the heart of the city areas which are congested and packed with old structures-is set to start soon
Close
SHARE
Story Saved
OPEN APP