Showers bring respite in Chandigarh, monsoon in 48 hours

Showers bring respite in Chandigarh, monsoon in 48 hours

Motorists are forced to turn on lights as dark clouds hover over Chandigarh, which witnessed pre-monsoon showers, on Wednesday morning. Tribune photo: Manoj Mahajan

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 29

The city today witnessed pre-monsoon showers, providing some respite to residents. The city received 10.8 mm rainfall.

There is a rain forecast for the next five days, as monsoon is expected to arrive in 48 hours. “Conditions are favourable for further advance of monsoon into some parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh during the next 48 hours (between June 30 and July 1),” read a Met update.

“Widespread light/moderate rainfall and isolated thunderstorm/lightning is likely over Haryana-Chandigarh during June 30-July 1. No significant change in maximum temperatures is expected over Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh during the next five days,” said a Met update.

The maximum temperature stood at 30.1 °C, which is seven degrees below normal, while the minimum temperature was 28 °C, three degrees above normal.

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