Chandigarh: Light to moderate rains lashed several parts of Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday even as the minimum temperatures rose by up to six notches above normal in the region.
With rains lashing the region, foggy conditions dissipated from both the states, bringing air and rail traffic back on track, officials said.
The minimum temperatures hovered between three to six degrees Celsius above normal in most parts of of Punjab and Haryana, the MeT office said while predicting more rains in the next 24 hours in the region.
While Patiala was drenched by 27.2 mm of rains, Karnal received 25.5 mm of rainfall.
Among other places, Chandigarh received 24.4 mm of rains followed by 11.2 mm at Ambala, 9.6 mm at Ludhiana, 8.2 mm at Amritsar and 6 mm at Hisar.
The minimum temperature at Hisar settled at 12.2 degrees Celsius which was however, five notches above normal.
The minimum temperature at Ludhiana and Patiala was recorded at 12 degrees Celsius each, five notches each above normal.
Ambala, Karnal and Narnaul settled at an identical low of 11.8 degrees Celsius each, five, four and six notches above normal respectively.
The minimum temperature in Amritsar was recorded at 7.8 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal while Bhiwani settled at a low of 11 degrees Celsius.