Heat wave back in Punjab, Haryana as monsoon plays truant

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 19:10

Chandigarh: With monsoon playing truant, heat wave conditions were on Wednesday back at many places in Punjab and Haryana, with maximum temperatures settling well above the 40 degrees Celsius mark.

Chandigarh residents experienced a hot day at 39 degrees C, four degrees above normal, a MeT report said here.

Bhiwani and Hisar in Haryana braved the hot weather recording above normal maximums of 41.8 deg C and 42 deg C respectively.
People in Ambala too were left sweating as the maximum settled at 39.6 deg C, four notches above normal. Narnaul sizzled at a high of 41 deg C, up by three degrees.

In Punjab, heat wave was back at Amritsar, where residents braved a hot day at 41.4 deg C, up by four notches.

People of Patiala and Ludhiana also got no relief from the sweltering heat and the two towns recorded respective maximums of 40.2 deg C and 39.6 deg C.
People can expect no immediate relief from the hot weather conditions in the two states over the next two days, the MeT has forecast.

PTI

First Published: Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 19:10

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