New Delhi: Monsoon remained active on Monday
with rains lashing most parts of north India while high
humidity across the board made the weather muggy.
Uttarakhand reported widespread rains, triggering
landslides and blocking several routes. Government agencies
are clearing the debris, officials said.
Rains hit several parts of Rajasthan including Mount
Abu which recorded 102.5 mm followed by pink city Jaipur with
23.8 mm showers.
Chittorgarh recorded 19.4 mm rainfall while Jaipur
received drizzles, according to the Met department.
Rains are expected at many places in North-East
Rajasthan, a Met forecast said.
In Punjab and Haryana, it was a sultry day as the
maximum temperature soared by up to two degrees Celsius above
normal at several places and with high humidity thrown into
the kitty, it was a difficult day for most people in the
While Hisar was the hottest place in the region at 37
degrees Celsius, Chandigarh recorded a maximum of 34.7
Humidity levels in the region oscillated between 55 to
90 per cent.
The Met forecast more rains in the region.