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Temperature drops 8 notches, rain likely for 2 more days in Chandigarh

Temperature drops 8 notches, rain likely for 2 more days in Chandigarh

Students return home amid the rain in Chandigarh on Saturday. RAVI KUMAR

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, March 18

Rain brought down the day’s temperature by eight degrees today with the maximum temperature falling from 30.5°C yesterday to 22.1°C.

Vehicles cross a waterlogged stretch on the Ambala-Chandigarh highway near McDonald's in Zirakpur on Saturday.

The minimum temperature dropped to 16.4°C from 18.9°C yesterday, which is, however, three degrees above normal.

CHILL RETURNS:People use umbrellas to save themselves from rain at the ISBT-43, Chandigarh.TRIBUNE PHOTOS: VICKY, RAVI KUMAR & NITIN MITTAL

The city recorded 9.8 mm rainfall from 8:30 am yesterday to 8:30 am today and 4.3 mm after that. Light rain is expected to continue till March 20, as per the forecast.

A branch of a mango tree uprooted during rain near the Hallo Majra roundabout on the Dakshin Marg in Chandigarh.

“Owing to the favourable synoptic conditions, scattered to fairly widespread light/moderate rainfall, along with thunderstorm, lightning and gusty winds, is expected in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh for two days. Isolated hailstorm is also likely over Haryana tomorrow,” said the forecast.

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