ALSO READHisar hottest at 42 deg C as heatwave sweeps Punjab, Haryana Heat wave sweeps Punjab, Haryana; Narnaul sizzles at 45.5 C Narnaul hottest at 41.8 deg C in Haryana & Punjab Rain lashes Punjab and Haryana but minimum temp rises too After brief respite, cold conditions revive in Punjab, Haryana
The rains that started on Monday afternoon continued intermittently on Tuesday. The city recorded nearly 44 mm rainfall on Monday.
On Monday, the city recorded a maximum temperature of 35.5 degrees Celsius, three degrees below normal.
The temperature recorded on Tuesday morning was 25.5 degrees Celsius.
On Monday, Amritsar got 20 mm of rain, while Ludhiana experienced three mm of rainfall.
The rains brought relief from the sweltering heat of the past few days. The Met office said there would be some more rain.
The pre-Monsoon showers were expected to hit the region between June 29 and July 1, they added.
Chandigarh and other places recorded maximum temperatures of above 40 degrees Celsius last week.
Hisar in Haryana was the hottest on June 14 at 44.3 degrees Celsius.
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