The mercury hovered between one to two notches above normal in most parts of the two states, the MeT office said here.
Narnaul settled at a high of 42 degrees Celsius, one notch above normal, while the maximum temperature at Bhiwani was 41.4 degrees Celsius.
Amritsar had a high of 40.8 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal followed by 40.5 degrees Celsius at Patiala, also two notches above normal, 39.6 degrees Celsius at Ludhiana, one notch above normal, 39.5 degrees Celsius at Ambala, one notch above normal, 39 degrees Celsius at Karnal and 38.7 degrees at Chandigarh.
The MeT forecast dry weather in the region with possibility of thundershowers at isolated places during the next 48 hours.
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