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After delayed monsoon, Chandigarh, nearby areas get showers

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

After a delay of over 12 days, monsoon finally arrived in and parts of neighbouring and on Tuesday morning with some showers.

and its surroundings experienced moderate rainfall.

There were also reports of light to moderate rain in parts of and

The monsoon, which was expected to hit the region around June 29-30, was delayed this year.

This led to humidity and higher temperature at most places in the plains of and The maximum temperature was between 35 and 40 degrees Celsius, with humidity levels at a high of 70 to 95 per cent, Met officials said.

The officials said the monsoon had weakened after reaching Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) areas late last month.

More thundershowers and rain was expected across Punjab and Haryana over the next two-three days.



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First Published: Tue, July 11 2017. 11:38 IST