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Rainfall lashes Punjab, Haryana; minimum temperatures rises

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Ending a prolonged dry spell, rainfall today lashed several areas in and Haryana, even as the minimum temperatures rose by a few notches at most places in the two states.

A said that rains lashed several places, including Chandigarh, Ambala, Hisar, Karnal, Rohtak, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Patiala, and

Rains brought cheers to farmers as the current wet spell is considered highly beneficial for wheat and other crops.

The minimum temperatures hovered 2-5 notches above normal limits at many places.

registered a minimum temperature of 12 degrees Celsius, up four notches against the normal limit.

(12 C), (12.6 C), (10.5 C), (11.4 C), Narnaul (10.6 C) and Bhiwani (12.3 C) in registered above normal minimum temperature.

In Punjab, the minimum temperature in settled at 11 degrees Celsius, up five notches against normal limit.

(13 C), (11.6 C), (12.1 C), Adampur (12.9 C), Halwara (13 C), (11.7 C), Faridkot (11.8 C) and Gurdaspur (7.8 C) also registered above normal minimum temperature.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 12:40 IST