Sunday, December 16, 2012


Heavy snow blankets Iranian cities...See International Page and Pic






On Sunday morning, Gulmarg and Leh were at -9c. 
In the Northern plains, it was  7.7ºC at Fatehgarh (Uttar Pradesh). 
Maharashtra's lowest was at Ahmednager at 12c.
In the South, Dharwad saw 10.6c.

The lowest temperature in India Saturday  morning was at Chushul  -24c. 

Expected West Coast warm was forecasted, but not wanted !
Sunday's Highest in India was at Karwar at 36.2c.
The west coast has started to warm up as put in vagaries on Thursday. 
On sunday, 16th, Goa notched up   35.3c,  Honavar  35.0c,  Ratnagiri  34.8c,  Surat  34.6c, and Mumbai Colaba 33.2c, Scruz 33.0c. 
Pune was better at 30.2c...inland regions will remain around 29/30 next 2 days.



On Saturday, 15th, the Northern Hill States of India got some precipitation,, and very small amounts of rainfall, less than 0.4 mms in some isolated pockets of Punjab and North Haryana.

Kalpa in Kinnaur district, which recorded 12 mms of snow, saw a low of -3.6c, while it was - 0.8c in Manali, also wrapped in thick white blanket, and 5.2c in Dharamsala. 
Salooni in Chamba district experienced seven centimetres of snow till Saturday morning. 
Shimla, Kufri and Narkanda and Dalhousie in Chamba district still have good snow cover.

In  Uttarakhand there was moderate to heavy snowfall in the higher reaches and widespread rainfall in the plains of the State. Prominent hill stations like Mussoorie, Ranikhet, Dhanaulti and Nainital also experienced moderate snowfall, on Friday and Saturday.


In Pakistan, the Northern regions got good precipitation on Saturday, the lower sindh region got light rains . 
Islamabad saw 6 mms and Murree hillstation 13 mms.
Sunday, Karachi had a high of 25c and Hyderabad (Sindh) saw 19c in the day.


A low  is situated in the NW Arabian Sea and adjoining Balochistan coast. That is D-4, which will move NW along the Pakistan /Afghan border bringing good precipitation.

Precipitation will move NW along Pak/Afghan border and in Balochistan on Monday. Precipitaion, moderate , continues on Monday in NW Pakistan and Northern Indian states of Kashmir and HP. 
Sharp decrease in precipitation from Tuesday.

Mumbai:
Monday: some clouds with warm day. High will be 34/35c. Lows around 19c (Scruz).
Tuesday: Again warm at 34c...SE winds dominate.

Pune: Next 2/3 days will be around 29/30c in the day, but don't see a major fall in night temperatures.

Surat will remain partly cloudy, high clouds, and East winds keeping the day around 33c next 2/3 days.

Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday: Delhi NCR will be dry and windy. Stiff NW winds will keep the day around 23c.


And the Desert rains arrive:  Pics of Rain Clouds over Dubai as of Sunday, 16th December  Evening 7.10pm..sent by Priya...on Inter Active Page of this blog.
Ras-AL- Khaimah gets 5 mms..

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