Max temp drops by 5 degrees in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, January 6

With the first rainfall of the year, the maximum temperature in the city today dropped by 5 degrees. According to officials of the Meteorological Department, the city had received 11-mm rainfall till 8.30 pm today.

The officials said the rain was likely to continue till late at night or tomorrow early morning.

They said in the past decade, the highest 65-mm rainfall in the month of January was recorded in 2017.

The department has predicted another spell of rain from the night of January 6 to January 9 due to the approaching Western disturbances.

The maximum temperature in the city was recorded at 15.2° Celsius which was 5 degrees below normal and the minimum temperature settled at 12.3° Celsius, 7 degrees above normal.