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Chandigarh Weather Breaks Record of 5 Years in February 2019 | Winter to Extend till March

Chandigarh weather in 2019 has broken the record of 5 years for the month of February. From more rainfall to lowest day temperature, Chandigarh has recorded it to be the maximum in February 2019. As western disturbance hit the Himalayans in last of January 2019, Himalayas received huge snowfall whereas the plain get it all wet with rainfall.

Along with Chandigarh, whole North India has been shivering with cold waves in the month of February 2019. Even Hilly areas like Himachal, Jammu & Kashmir, Uttrakhand have been decked up with snow. Know more details on recent weather report for The city beautiful- Chandigarh below.

Chandigarh: Highest Rainfall and Lowest Day Temperature recorded in 5 years

Chandigarh received a total of 41.1 mm rainfall and the maximum temperature recorded was around 22.4 degrees Celcius in February 2019. According to Chandigarh MeT department, the city has received such huge rainfall in February 2014. In 2019, Chandigarh has broken the record of February month rainfall after 5 long years and even the lowest day temperature.

Last year Chandigarh witnessed 37.3 mm rainfall and 26.2 degrees Celcius temperature in February 2018. Whereas in 2017, Chandigarh got total rainfall of 0.7 mm and the temperature was around 28.7 degrees Celcius in the month of February. Further in February month 2015 and 2016, Chandigarh witnessed 2.8 mm and 42 mm of total rainfall respectively.

Reports Says Winters to Stay Back Till March End 2019

Recently in February 2019, Delhi turned into Shimla with a heavy hailstorm in the region. As per MeT Department, the weather has worst in the region due to a western disturbance that has hit Himlayans. Almost a total of 7 western disturbance were expected to hit the region. Now it has has been said, the western disturbance is to the hit the region on 24 February 2019 as well. Even the next is expected to hit by last of this month. This will lead the hilly region to experience snowfall and plains will get heavy rain, which will further dip the temperature.

Also, it has been reported that North India including Delhi, Chandigarh and other regions may shiver in cold waves till March end. So Chandigarhians don’t put back your winter clothes, as you may need it till the end of March month as reported by MeT Department.

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