The maximum temperatures inPunjab and Haryana today settled below normal levels at many places following light rains in some parts of the two states. The Union Territory of Chandigarh recorded a maximum temperature of 36.8 degrees Celsius, MeT department report said here.
Among other places in Punjab, Amritsar, which received light showers, recorded a high of 37 degrees Celsius.
Following rains, maximum temperatures in Ludhiana and Patiala to settled at below normal level at 34.7 and 33.6 degrees respectively.
In Haryana, Ambala recorded a high of 34.2 degrees Celsius, one notch below normal, after light rains lashed the town. Karnal, which was lashed by heavy showers, recorded a high of 33.6 degrees. However, hot weather conditions prevailed in Hisar, which registered a maximum temperature of 39.3 degrees Celsius.
The MeT office has forecast light to moderate rains or thundershowers at a few places in Punjab and Haryana until tomorrow.