Rains lash Haryana and Punjab

Widespread rains lashed many parts of Haryana and Punjab for the second consecutive day on Thursday, providing relief to people from sultry weather conditions, Met officials said here.

Last Updated: Aug 12, 2010, 13:58 PM IST

Chandigarh: Widespread rains lashed many parts of Haryana and Punjab for the second consecutive day on Thursday, providing relief to people from sultry weather conditions, Met officials said here.

Chandigarh received 22.4 mm of rainfall till 8:30 am today.

In Haryana, Nuh recorded maximum rainfall at 56 mm, followed by Bhiwani (49.2 mm), Jhajjar (26 mm), Narnaul (23 mm) and Rohtak (20.6 mm).

In Punjab, Muktsar recorded maximum rainfall at 59.1mm, followed by Batala (31 mm), Anandpur Sahib (29 mm) and Malerkotla (25 mm).

The maximum temperatures in the two states and Chandigarh dropped by up to five degrees below normal range yesterday after the rains.

The Met has forecast more rains in the region for tomorrow.

PTI