Chandigarh: The southwest monsoon is likely
to hit Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh by July 1, MeT officials
said on Thursday.
"There is a high probability that monsoon will advance
into Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh by July 1," Chandigarh`s
Met department director Surender Paul said.
The monsoon this year is likely to be 97 per cent of its
Long Period Average (LPA) over north-west India, comprising
Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Jammu and Kashmir K, Rajasthan,
Delhi, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.
Meanwhile, some isolated places in Punjab and Haryana
received showers, while there was drizzling in Chandigarh