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Rain lashes several parts of Punjab, Haryana

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Rain lashed different parts of and today, providing relief from humid conditions.

Maximum temperatures also fell several notches below normal in many parts of both the states.

Chandigarh recorded a high of 25.4 degrees Celsius, seven notches below normal. The city received rainfall of 16.6 mm, the Met department said.

In Haryana, Ambala witnessed 5 mm of rainfall with maximum settling at 26.2 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal.

Bhiwani, Hisar and Karnal recorded maximum temperature at 32.2, 30.2 and 26 degrees Celsius respectively, up to seven notches below normal. Hisar and Karnal received 0.3 and 23 mm of rainfall.

Narnaul's maximum was 32.7 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal.

In Punjab, Amritsar's maximum was 31.9 degrees Celsius while and recorded their respective high at 28.6 and 26.8 degrees Celsius, up to seven notches below normal.

According to the Met department, light to moderate rain may occur at many places in in both states in next 24 hours.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, August 06 2018. 20:30 IST