Hailstorms, rains lash Punjab, temperature drops by 4 degrees

Last Updated: Friday, October 22, 2010 - 17:21

Chandigarh: Hailstorms and rains
disrupted normal life in several places in Punjab while
temperature dropped sharply by four degress in the state and
adjoining Haryana on Friday.

Chandigarh and its surrounding areas were engulfed by
dark clouds this afternoon, forcing motorists and people to
switch on the lights.

At a few places in Punjab, including Ludhiana, hail
storms disrupted normal life.

Amritsar received 8.5 mm of rainfall, the Met office
said here, adding that the day temperature fell by upto
four degrees Celsius in several parts of Punjab and Haryana.
Rains or thundershowers are likely at isolated
places in parts of Punjab and Haryana till tomorrow, the Met
office said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, October 22, 2010 - 17:21

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