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Rains lash Punjab, Haryana

Moderate to heavy rains lashed several parts of Punjab and Haryana on Friday, inundating low-lying areas in the region.



Chandigarh: Moderate to heavy rains lashed several parts of Punjab and Haryana on Friday, inundating low-lying areas in the region.

The intermittent rainfall also snapped power and water supply at a few places in the twin agrarian states, officials said.

Most of the rivers criss-crossing the two states, including Ravi, Beas, Sutlej, Yamuna, Som, Ghaggar and Markanda, are flowing in spate in the wake of the rains in the catchment areas and causing flood-like situation in villages along the banks.

Ranjeet Sagar Dam was lashed by 66.9 mm of rainfall followed by Bhagauta 66.2 mm of rains.

Among other places, Chandigarh received 66.1 mm of rains disrupting normal life in the city.

While Nangal Dam received 45.8 mm of rains, Patiala was drenched by 33 mm. Shahpur Kandi had 23.2 mm of rains followed by 20.7 mm at Ambala, 19 mm at Madhopur, 13 mm at Narnaul, and 5.8 mm at Amritsar.

The Met has forecast possibility of more rainfall at a few places in the region tomorrow.

The maximum temperature has also dipped by few notches in the region.

PTI

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