Ambala in Haryana received the most rainfall at 51mm, while, in Punjab, Amritsar had 23mm and Patiala just 0.3mm.
However, Hisar in Haryana recorded a high of 36.5°, a notch above normal, the hottest place in the region. Bhiwani’s maximum settled at 35°, and Ambala registered a high of 34.1°.
In Punjab, Amritsar and Patiala recorded identical maximums at 35.5°, also a notch above normal, while Ludhiana registered 35°.
The rainfall eased the power situation to some extent in the region, officials said, adding that some low-lying areas were inundated.
The forecast is of cloudy sky with possibility of thundershowers at a few places in the region during the next 24 hours.