Rains lash many places in Punjab, Haryana


Rains lashed many places in Punjab and Haryana, bringing relief to the people from humid weather conditions.

UT Chandigarh, joint capital of both states, received rainfall of 7.2 mm and its maximum temperature settled at 34.7 degrees Celsius, according to a report by the MeT Department here.

In Haryana, Ambala witnessed 0.8 mm of rainfall and its maximum temperature was 34.6 degrees Celsius while Karnal was also lashed by 14 mm of rains. Karnal’s maximum temperature was 30.6 degrees Celsius, three notches below normal.

Narnaul recorded a maximum temperature of 32 degrees Celsius, while maximum temperatures in Bhiwani and Hisar were 35.4 and 37 degrees Celsius, respectively.

In Punjab, Amritsar’s maximum temperature was 35.8 degrees Celsius, Ludhiana 34.5 degrees Celsius and Patiala 33.6 degrees Celsius.

According to a forecast by the MeT Department, light rains or thundershowers may occur at isolated places in Punjab and Haryana in the next 48 hours.