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Mercury close to normal in Punjab, Haryana

Mercury close to normal in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh: Maximum temperatures at most places in Punjab and Haryana today continued to hover around normal levels.

Chandigarh recorded a maximum of 38.5 degrees Celsius, one notch above normal, the MeT department said here.

In Haryana, Ambala registered a high of 38.6 degrees Celsius, one degree above normal while Hisar’s maximum was 40 degrees Celsius.

In Punjab, Amritsar recorded a high of 36.2 degrees Celsius while Ludhiana and Patiala recorded their maximums at 39 degrees Celsius and 39.1 degrees Celsius respectively.

The MeT department predicted light to moderate rain or thundershowers at isolated places in Haryana and Punjab in next 24 hours.

—PTI