Chandigarh: There was no let up in intense heat wave sweeping Punjab and Haryana, with maximum temperatures in the region on Tuesday are expected to settle between 42 to 45 degree Celsius.

Severe heat wave continued to sweep Hisar, Gurgaon, Bhiwani, Narnaul, Karnal, Ambala among other places in Haryana, MeT Department officials said.

Chandigarh, which recorded season's highest maximum so far at 42.9 deg C on Monday, was again hot on Tuesday.

In Punjab, sweltering heat swept Amritsar, Ludhiana and Patiala among other places.

According to MeT department forecast, heat wave to severe heat wave conditions may occur in some parts of Punjab and Haryana during the next few days.


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