Chandigarh, Aug 12 (PTI) The maximum temperatures today

hovered around the normal at most places in Punjab and

Haryana.

Union Territory Chandigarh recorded a maximum temperature

of 33 degrees Celsius, one notch up against the normal, the

Met department report said here.

The city received 0.4 mm of rainfall, it said.

In Haryana, Ambala recorded a maximum of 34.3 degrees

Celsius and Hisar’s maximum was 36 degrees

Celsius.

Karnal, Narnaul and Rohtak recorded maximums of 33, 35

and 35 degrees Celsius respectively.

In Punjab, Amritsar recorded a high of 36 degrees

Celsius, two notches above the normal limits, while Ludhiana

and Patiala recorded a high of 34.9 and 34.8 degrees

Celsius, respectively.

The Met predicted possibility of rain or thunder showers

at a few places in the Punjab and Haryana in the next 24

hours.

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