At 45°C, city records hottest day of season

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Jun 09, 2014 01:40 IST

With maximum temperature soaring to 45°C, the city on Sunday marked the hottest day of the season so far. The maximum temperature remained six degrees above normal, while the minimum was recorded at 25.6°C.

According to the Meteorological department, Chandigarh, there will be no respite from the scorching heat in the days to come.

Dry weather and the heat wave condition will prevail in the city over the next four days. "The heat wave conditions will prevail in many parts of Haryana and Punjab," said the Met forecasting bulletin.

The maximum temperature in Chandigarh is likely to remain around 45°C in the coming four days and the minimum temperature will also see an increase, which is likely to touch 29°C.

In the region, Hisar was hottest at the maximum temperature of 46.6°C and minimum temperature of 27.3°C. In Punjab, Ludhiana recorded the maximum temperature at 46.3°C, five degrees above normal, followed by Patiala at 46.1°C, five degrees above normal.

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