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After heat wave, dust storm follows in Punjab, Haryana

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

Heat wave conditions continued to prevail in most parts of and on Saturday with the mercury soaring to 45 degrees in town in

However, Chandigarh and its surrounding areas and some parts of and were hit by a duststorm on Saturday evening followed by light rain, giving relief from the sweltering

The day temperatures at most places in both states were in the 40-45 degrees Celsius mark.

Narnaul town in Haryana sizzled at 44.5 degrees, while Bhiwani saw a high of 44 degrees. Chandigarh recorded a high of 40.6 degrees.The maximum temperatures were two to five degrees above average, Met Department officials said here.

city in recorded 40.1 degrees, while and recorded 40.6 and 41.6 degrees, respectively.

The Met Department said heat wave conditions would prevail over the region in the coming days. Some places are likely to witness thunderstorms on May 13.



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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 19:42 IST