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Monsoon reaches Haryana

IANS , IANS  Chandigarh, July 03, 2014
First Published: 15:59 IST(3/7/2014) | Last Updated: 16:01 IST(3/7/2014)
Monsoon arrived in Haryana and the state received a total of 446 mm of rainfall Thursday, an official said.
"In Haryana, with the onset of the monsoon season, 446 mm rainfall was recorded up to 8 a.m. Thursday in different parts of the state," the official said.
He said Naraingarh in Ambala district, 45 km from here, registered the highest rainfall of 49 mm.
The rainfall brought much-needed relief from scorching heat over the last few days. It will also benefit the farmers who have sowed paddy and other crops.
Moderate to heavy monsoon showers had lashed most parts of Punjab and Chandigarh Wednesday.
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