Rains lash most places in Punjab, few places in Haryana

Moderate to heavy rains lashed several places in Punjab and few parts of Haryana on Wednesday, providing relief to people from sweltering heat.

PTI| Last Updated: Jun 07, 2017, 11:54 AM IST

Chandigarh: Moderate to heavy rains lashed several places in Punjab and few parts of Haryana on Wednesday, providing relief to people from sweltering heat.

Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, was also lashed by rains since early on Wednesday.

The maximum temperature, which had been hovering in the range of 42-45 degrees Celsius at most places in the two states during the past few days, also dropped by few notches today after the showers.

A MeT Department official here said that rain lashed Mohali, Ropar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Phagwara, among other places in Punjab and at Panchkula, Kalka, Ambala, Kurukshetra and Yamunanagar in Haryana.