The maximum temperature today hovered close to normal limits in most parts of Punjab and Haryana.
Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, registered a maximum temperature of 39.5 degrees Celsius, one notch below normal, a MeT department report said here.
In Haryana, Ambala's maximum was 40.6 degrees Celsius, while Hisar's maximum settled at 42.5 degrees Celsius, one degree above normal. Karnal registered a high of 40 degrees Celsius.
In Punjab, Amritsar's high was 40.4 degrees Celsius. Ludhiana and Patiala recorded maximum temperatures of 40.7 and 41.1 degrees Celsius, respectively.
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