Extreme heat conditions in Punjab, Haryana

31 March 2017, 09:00 PM
Extreme heat conditions in Punjab, Haryana  (Representative Image)
Extreme heat conditions in Punjab, Haryana (Representative Image)

Extreme heat conditions are prevailing in states of Punjab and Haryana as the day temperature rose to seven degrees above normal with Narnaul being the hottest place where the mercury settled at 41.9 degrees Celsius.

Hisar sizzled at 40 degrees Celsius, seven notches above normal, followed by Ambala 37.4 degrees Celsius, Ludhiana 37.1 degrees Celsius and Patiala 38 degrees Celsius, eight degrees above normal, the MeT department said.

In Amritsar, the maximum temperature was 34.8 degrees Celsius, five notches above normal, while Chandigarh recorded a high of 35.5 degrees Celsius.

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However, the MeT department has forecast partly cloudy days with possibility of light showers at isolated places in the region over the next two days. 

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(With PTI Inputs)

First Published: Friday, March 31, 2017 08:51 PM

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