No respite from heat wave in Punjab, Haryana
Chandigarh: Heat wave conditions prevailed in neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana on Tuesday, with Hisar recording the maximum temperature at 43 degrees Celsius.
In Haryana, Bhiwani recorded a high of 41 deg C while Mercury in Ambala touched 36 deg C mark, two notches above normal. Karnal recorded maximum at 35.4 deg C.
Union Territory Chandigarh experienced a hot and humid day at 35.7 deg C, up two notches.
In Punjab, Amritsar remained the hottest place at 38.5 deg C, up four notches above normal.
There was no relief from sweltering heat for the residents of Ludhiana which saw Mercury touching 36.6 deg C mark and 36.1 deg C in Patiala.
The weather department has forecast light to moderate rainfall or thunder showers at isolated locations in the two states over the next three days.
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