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Heat wave continues unabated in Punjab and Haryana

PTI  Chandigarh, June 21, 2014
First Published: 20:04 IST(21/6/2014) | Last Updated: 20:06 IST(21/6/2014)

Heat wave conditions continued to sweep swathes of Punjab and Haryana including Chandigarh with Hisar simmering at 43 degree Celsius.

Mercury at Amritsar in Punjab, which witnessed a drizzle, soared to 40.8 deg C, two notches above than normal, the MeT office here said.

Ludhiana and Patiala recorded above normal highs of 42.6 deg C and 42.7 deg C, respectively.

In Haryana, Hisar experienced a hot day at 43 deg C, two notches above normal while Karnal braved sweltering conditions at 42.6 deg C. Ambala, too, experienced a hot day at 41.4 deg C, up two notches.

Sultry weather prevailed in Chandigarh, where maximum temperature settled at 41.6 deg C, three notches above normal.

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