The south-west monsoon, which has withdrawn from the two states, including Chandigarh, on October 1, had turned quite active in the final phase and both the states received heavy rainfall between September 22 and 24, the official said.
In the last three year, both Punjab and Haryana had witnessed monsoon rain deficit in the range of25-30 per cent. But this year, overall the two states received good rains, though some districts faced deficit.
During the same period, Haryana received 415.2 mm of rains as against a normal of 460.4 mm -- a deficit of 10 per cent. However, during the same period, Chandigarh received 18 per cent rains in excess at 993.3 mm against normal of 844.2 mm, he said.
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