Rains lash parts of Punjab, Haryana; relief to people from sultry weather conditions

Rains on Saturday lashed parts of Punjab and some places of neighbouring Haryana providing relief to the people from sultry weather conditions that had prevailed in the two states.

PTI| Last Updated: Aug 01, 2015, 16:54 PM IST

Chandigarh: Rains on Saturday lashed parts of Punjab and some places of neighbouring Haryana providing relief to the people from sultry weather conditions that had prevailed in the two states.

Chandigarh received incessant rains leading to a dip in temperature, a MeT Department official said here.

Following the rains, day temperatures hovered below normal level at some places in both the states, he said.

Most parts of Punjab, including Amritsar, Ludhaina, Patiala, Gurdaspur, Anandpur Sahib, Ropar, Bathinda and Mohali, were lashed by rains, the official said.

Meanwhile, in Haryana, places like Ambala, Hisar, Karnal, Panchkula, Kalka, Yamunanagar and Morni also received rains today, the official added.