Light to moderate showers on Friday lashed parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, providing relief to the people from humid conditions.
Rain waters have inundated several low lying areas besides temporarily disrupting normal life, officials said here.
The festivity on the occasion of Janmashtami - the birth of God Krishna - got disrupted at few places in the region in the wake of showers.
In Chandigarh, the capital of both the states, some rotaries were inundated by rain waters with few vehicles getting broken down making it hard for the commuters.
The rain is considered beneficial for the standing paddy crop in the agrarian states of Punjab and Haryana, experts said.
Besides, the rain also helped in easing out power situation in the two states.
The Met office has forecast light to moderate rains in most parts of the region.