Chandigarh: Cold conditions on Saturday prevailed in Punjab and Haryana, with mercury hovering below the normal range, a day after the two states were lashed by moderate to heavy rains.

Chandigarh recorded a low of 6.9 degrees Celsius. Heavy rains had lashed the city during the past two days. In Haryana, Hisar experienced a cold night at 4.6 deg C after being lashed by heavy rains.

Karnal, which received a heavy downpour of 22.2 mm, today recorded a low of 6.4 deg C, one below normal, the MeT said. In Punjab, Ludhiana and Patiala had a low of 5 deg C and 7.8 deg C respectively after receiving moderate rains yesterday.

Amritsar saw the minimum settling at 7 deg C after receiving showers yesterday. The MeT in its forecast said light rain may occur at isolated places in Punjab and Haryana until tomorrow.


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