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Rains lash many parts of Punjab, Haryana

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Ending a week-long dry spell, rains lashed many parts of and today.

Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a said here.

In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Hisar, Sirsa and Narnaul were among other places that received rains.

Mohali, Ropar, and in were also lashed by rains.

The Southwest monsoon had advanced into and Haryana, including Chandigarh, on June 28 but had turned weak in less than a week after its arrival.

"The situation has improved considerably in comparison to what it was over the past few days. Although rains are scattered, we are expecting more showers over the next couple of days," Chandigarh MeT Department Director, said today.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 14:00 IST