Showers bring much-needed relief for Chandigarh residents

Showers bring much-needed relief for Chandigarh residents

Vehicles move during rain in Chandigarh on Thursday. Tribune photo: Pradeep tewari

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 10

People got some relief from the hot conditions this evening as rain lashed several parts of the tricity.

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

Thereafter, rain is likely to increase in both states, including Chandigarh, from June 11 to 14. Light to moderate rain (1-3 cm) is expected at a few places on June 11, while light to moderate rain (1-4 cm) is likely at most places with isolated heavy rain (over 7 cm) on June 12 and 13.

The rain spell is likely to be accompanied by thunderstorm, lightning and gusty winds (40-50 kmph), according to the Met forecast.

Meanwhile, due to a change in the weather, the maximum temperature today dropped below the 40°C mark in the city after around five days. Yesterday, it was 41.9°C and dropped to 35.4°C today, four degrees below normal. The minimum temperature did not see any change and stood at 30.5°C.

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