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Maximum temperatures stay close to normal levels in Pb, Haryana


Press Trust of India Chandigarh
The maximum temperatures stayed close to normal levels in most parts of Punjab and Haryana today.
UT Chandigarh, the joint capital of both states, recorded a maximum temperature of 34.7 degrees Celsius, according to the MeT Department here.
In Haryana, Ambala, Bhiwani, Hisar, Karnal and Narnaul recorded maximum temperatures of 34.5 degrees Celsius, 37 degrees Celsius, 37.6 degrees Celsius, 33.5 degrees Celsius and 35.5 degrees Celsius, respectively.
In Punjab, Amritsar recorded a high of 35.6 degrees Celsius while Ludhiana and Patiala recorded maximum temperatures of 35 degrees Celsius and 35.3 degrees Celsius.
The MeT Department has predicted rain or thundershowers at isolated places in Haryana and Punjab over the next two days.
Meanwhile, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said today that since the additional water released from the Yamuna river would reach Delhi by tomorrow and move towards Faridabad and Palwal, the district administrations of Faridabad and Palwal would have to remain alert and make all necessary arrangements.
Khattar issued directions in this regard to all deputy commissioners and superintendents of police through video-conferencing here today, an official statement issued here said.

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First Published: Jul 31 2018 | 8:55 PM IST

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