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Doon to experience cloudy sky, drizzled at some places

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The sky in Dehradun turned cloudy and it drizzled at some places  during the noon on Monday. However, the sky cleared in the afternoon with no rain being reported from anywhere in the city. The Met department has forecast  rain/thundershower at isolated places in several districts like Uttarkashi, Chamoli and Pithoragarh. However, the climate would remain generally dry in the rest of Uttarakhand on Tuesday, the weathermen said. The weather forecast for Dehradun for Tuesday is mostly clear to partly cloudy sky with little possibility of rain.  While the maximum temperature is likely to be in the neighbourhood of 33 degree Celsius the minimum would hover around 18 degree Celsius in the city on the day, the Met officers said.

In Dehradun, while the day broke on a sunny note clouds started gathering around noon. It drizzled at some places too. While the maximum temperature settled at 33.6 degree Celsius the minimum was 18.3 degree Celsius in the city on the day. The highest maximum temperature of the state 37 °C was recorded at Pantnagar in Udham  Singh Nagar district on Monday.

As per the chart sent by the weather department, in Pantnagar, the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 37 degree Celsius and 16.2 degree Celsius, respectively. In Mukteshwar, the maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 24.7 degree Celsius and 11.8 degree Celsius. In New Tehri, the maximum and minimum temperatures recorded were 21.8 degree Celsius and 13.6 degree Celsius respectively.

Bikram Singh, director of meteorological department, had earlier said that  rain/thunderstorm was likely to lash some places in Uttarkashi, Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts of  the state for a couple of days from  April 16 because of the advance of the western  disturbance.

The mercury would start soaring from April 20 after the effect of the western disturbances got exhausted, he had warned.




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