Rain lashes few places across Punjab and Haryana
Light to moderate rains lashed fewplaces in Punjab and Haryana on Monday, but maximum temperatures hovered couple of degrees above normal levels.chandigarh Updated: Aug 05, 2013 19:35 IST
Light to moderate rains lashed fewplaces in Punjab and Haryana on Monday, but maximum temperatures hovered couple of degrees above normal levels.
Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, was lashed by 18.9 mm of rains during the day and the maximum temperature here settled at 34 degrees celsius, the MeT office said.
Hisar in Haryana had a hot day at 36.7 degrees celsius, up two degrees, despite being lashed by 14 mm of rain.
Karnal registered a high of 31 degrees celsius while Bhiwani, which received 15 mm of rains, recorded a maximum of 35.2 degrees celsius, up two degrees.
Ludhiana in Punjab recorded a high of 34.7 mm and 9 mm of rainfall while Patiala's high settled at 34.6 degrees celsius, up one degree, with heavy downpour of 47 mm lashing the town.
Amritsar's maximum was recorded within the normal level at 34.2 degrees celsius, the MeT office said.
More rains have been forecast in the region during the next two days.