Rain brings relief from hot weather for tricity residents

Light rain is likely over isolated parts of northern Haryana and Punjab during next 24 hours

Rain brings relief from hot weather for tricity residents

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Tribune News Service 

Chandigarh, June 10 

People got some relief from heat on Thursday as rain lashed several parts of the tricity in the evening.

According to the Met department, light rainfall is likely over isolated parts of northern Haryana and Punjab during the next 24 hours.  

Thereafter, rainfall activity is very likely to increase over both states, including Chandigarh, from June 11-14. While light to moderate rain (1-3 cm) is expected at few places on June 11, said the Met department. 

Light to moderate rain (1-4cm) at most places with isolated heavy rain (more than 7 cm) is expected from June 12-13. 

The said spell is likely to be accompanied with Thunderstorm, Lightning and gusty winds (wind speed 40-50kmph), added the Met forecast.

Due to some change in the weather, the maximum temperature today dropped below the 40 degrees C mark after about four days in City Beautiful.

Yesterday, it was 41.9 degrees C and dropped to 35.4 degrees C today. Today’s maximum temp is 4 degrees below normal. While the minimum temperature did not see any change. It was 30.5 degrees C yesterday and remained same today as well. Both minimum and maximum temperatures expected to come down further in the next three days.

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