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Hisar sizzles at 45.7 as mercury rises

Hisar sizzled at 45.7 degrees celsius as heat wave swept most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 27, 2009 08:41 PM IST

Hisar sizzled at 45.7 degrees celsius as heat wave swept most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday.

While Hisar was hotter by four degrees than normal, sweltering conditions also prevailed in Amritsar in Punjab, where

the maximum settled at 42 C, up three degrees, the Meteorological

Department said in Chandigarh.

Ludhiana and Patiala also braved a hot day registering respective maximums of 42.1 C and 42 C.

Karnal in Haryana was hotter by three degrees at 41 C while Ambala also experienced the hot weather at 41 C,than normal, sweltering conditions also prevailed in Amritsar in Punjab, where the maximum settled at 42 C, up three degrees, the

Meteorological Department said in Chandigarh.

Ludhiana and Patiala also braved a hot day registering respective maximums of 42.1 C and 42 C.

Karnal in Haryana was hotter by three degrees at 41 C while Ambala also experienced the hot weather at 41 C, two above normal.

The maximum temperature at Chandigarh was 40 C.

The Met has forecast dust storm or thunder storm likely at isolated places in the two states by on Wednesday.

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