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Haryana, Punjab sizzle under intense heat; Sirsa hottest at 47.2 degrees Celsius

Chandigarh, the common capital of Haryana and Punjab, recorded a maximum of 40.1 degrees Celsius

Haryana, Punjab sizzle under intense heat; Sirsa hottest at 47.2 degrees Celsius

A police official covers his face to protect himself from the scorching heat on a hot summer day in Amritsar on Wednesday. Photo: PTI



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Chandigarh, May 22

Sweltering heat continued to sweep Haryana with Sirsa recording the highest temperature in the state at 47.2 degrees Celsius on Wednesday.

Mahendragarh also sizzled under intense heat recording a maximum temperature of 46 degrees Celsius followed by Bhiwani, which recorded 45.9 degrees Celsius, according to the meteorological department here.

Rohtak recorded a high of 43.2 degrees Celsius.

Karnal, however, experienced some respite from the severe heat with the maximum temperature settling at 38.5 degrees Celsius.

Chandigarh, the common capital of Haryana and Punjab, recorded a maximum of 40.1 degrees Celsius.

Meanwhile, in Punjab, the maximum temperature in Bathinda reached 44 degrees Celsius while in Amritsar it was 43.5 degrees Celsius.

Ludhiana recorded a maximum of 41.9 degrees Celsius, Pathankot 43.3 degrees Celsius, Patiala 40.8 degrees Celsius and Faridkot 43.4 degrees Celsius. 

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