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Heat wave conditions engulf Haryana, Punjab

The maximum temperature crossed the 40 degrees Celsius mark at several places across both states.

punjab Updated: Apr 30, 2018 19:59 IST
Indo-Asian News Service, Chandigarh
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Children play with water at Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar as the city witnesses rise in maximum temperature. (Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Narnaul town in Haryana hit a high of 44.3 degrees while Hisar town sizzled at 42.7 degrees on Monday as heat wave conditions were reported in parts of Haryana and Punjab.

The maximum temperatures were two to five degrees above average, Met department officials said here.

The maximum temperature crossed the 40 degrees Celsius mark at several places across both states.

Amritsar city in Punjab recorded a high of 42.1 degrees, five degrees above average. Patiala and Ludhiana recorded 41.2 and 41.4 degrees respectively.

Chandigarh recorded a high of 40 degrees. Met department officials said heat wave conditions would prevail over the region in the coming days. Some places are likely to experience thunderstorms.

First Published: Apr 30, 2018 19:56 IST