Chandigarh, Jan 22 (PTI) Rains Tuesday lashed most parts of Punjab and Haryana with Pathankot being the wettest place as it received 94 mm of rainfall. Also Read - College Reopening News: Punjab Govt Allows Reopening of Institutions For PhD Students, PG Technical Courses From This Date | Check Details Here
Among places which received rainfall were Chandigarh (10.6 mm), Ambala (7.7 mm), Hisar (30 mm), Karnal (16.8), Narnaul (12 mm), Rohtak (3.2 mm), Bhiwani (1.4 mm) and Sirsa (5 mm), an official of the Meteorological department said here. Also Read - Farm Bills 2020: Farmers' Body Announces 'Rail Roko' Stir From Sept 24; Harsimrat's Resignation Accepted, Tomar Given Additional Charge
In Punjab, rain was recorded in Amritsar (13.1 mm), Ludhiana (53.6 mm), Patiala (14.8 mm), Adampur (57 mm), Halwara (44 mm), Bathinda (4 mm), Faridkot (2.2 mm) and Gurdaspur (67.1 mm). Also Read - Lok Sabha Passes Three Farmer Ordinances Amid Dramatic Protests by Congress, SAD | All You Need to Know
Though minimum temperatures went up by several degrees above normal, cold weather conditions continued to prevail in most parts of both states.
Gurdaspur in the region was the coldest place with 5.3 degrees Celsius, official said. Union Territory Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, experienced cold weather conditions at 11.9 degrees Celsius, six degrees above normal.
Among other places in Punjab, Amritsar, Ludhiana and Patiala braved cold weather conditions 9.3, 9.2 and 12 degrees Celsius respectively, up to seven degrees above normal.
Pathankot, Adampur, Halwara, Bathinda and Faridkot recorded their respective lows at 9.2, 10.6, 10.1, 9.4 and 9.5 degrees Celsius.
In Haryana, Ambala, Hisar and Karnal recorded their respective minimums at 12, 11.3 and 11.4 degrees Celsius, up to six degrees above normal.
Bhiwani, Sirsa, Rohtak and Narnaul recorded their respective lows at 12.4, 10.3, 13.2 and 10 degrees Celsius respectively, up to six degrees above normal.
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