No respite from heat wave in Punjab, Haryana

  • PTI, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Jul 15, 2014 20:53 IST

Heat wave conditions prevailed in neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana today, with Hisar recording the maximum temperature at 43° Celsius.

In Haryana, Bhiwani recorded a high of 41° C while Mercury in Ambala touched 36° C mark, two notches above normal. Karnal recorded maximum at 35.4° C.

Union Territory Chandigarh experienced a hot and humid day at 35.7° C, up two notches.

In Punjab, Amritsar remained the hottest place at 38.5° C, up four notches above normal.

There was no relief from sweltering heat for the residents of Ludhiana which saw Mercury touching 36.6° C mark and 36.1° C in Patiala.

The weather department has forecast light to moderate rainfall or thunder showers at isolated locations in the two states over the next three days.

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