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The maximum temperatures were four to nine degrees above normal, Met department officials said here.
Heat wave conditions intensified across both states with the maximum temperature crossing the 40-degree Celsius mark at several places.
Chandigarh recorded a high of 38.9 degrees while Ambala in Haryana saw a high of 39.4 degrees. Met department officials said heat wave conditions would prevail over the region in the coming days.
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