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Heavy rains lash Punjab, few places in Haryana

PTI  Chandigarh, June 15, 2013
First Published: 12:08 IST(15/6/2013) | Last Updated: 12:09 IST(15/6/2013)

Most places in Punjab received moderate to heavy rains on Saturday while a few places in Haryana also received pre-monsoon showers.

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Hoshiarpur in Punjab received a heavy downpour (115mm) followed by Kapurthala (100mm), Gurdaspur (70mm), Amritsar (27.8mm), Ludhiana (2mm), Fatehgarh Sahib (21mm), Ferozepur (13mm), Jalandhar (25mm), Patiala (3mm), Ropar (30mm), Balachaur (31.2 m), Tarn Taran (12mm), Mukerian (33mm), Mohali (15mm) and Khanna (20mm), the weather office said here.

Chandigarh, which had an overcast sky on Saturday, was lashed by 16.1mm of rains.

In Haryana, Bhiwani, Panchkula, Ambala and Kalka were among those places which received showers.

The pre-monsoon showers during the past three days in the region have caused a dip in temperatures and bringing cheer to the farmers. The power situation in the state has also improved.

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