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Mercury hovers above normal in Punjab, Haryana

PTI  Chandigarh, June 27, 2014
First Published: 21:38 IST(27/6/2014) | Last Updated: 21:39 IST(27/6/2014)

Maximum temperatures in Punjab and Haryana on Friday hovered few notches above normal level with Hisar recording the highest day temperature of 40.8 degree Celsius.


Union Territory Chandigarh had a high of 39 degree Celsius, which is two degrees above normal, Met department said in its report.

Among other places in Punjab, Amritsar had a high of 39.8 degree C, up by two notches above normal while Mercury in Ludhiana and Patiala settled at 38 degree C and 39.4 degree C respectively.

In neighbouring Haryana, Ambala recorded maximum at 39.3 degree C, while Narnaul recorded Mercury at 33 degree C.

Karnal recorded a high of 39.2 degree C, up by three notches above normal.

Met department predicted light to moderate rain at isolated places in Punjab and Haryana in next 24 hours.

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