Chandigarh: The minimum temperatures on Sunday rose sharply across Punjab and Haryana, where few places received light to moderate rainfall. Chandigarh recorded a minimum temperature of 16.6 degree Celsius, ten degrees above normal limits. Amritsar in Punjab recorded a low of 15.6 degree Celsius, up ten notches against normal.
Ludhiana recorded a low of 15.2 degree Celsius, eight degrees above normal limits. Patiala’s minimum settled at 15.4 degree Celsius, seven notches more than normal limits. Pathankot (15.5 C), Adampur (16 C), Halwara (13.5 C), Bathinda (13.4 C), Faridkot (14 C) and Gurdaspur (15 C) also registered above normal minimum temperature.
Among other places which received rainfall on Sunday included Chandigarh, Ambala, Panchkula, Mohali, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Pathankot, Adampur, Halwara, Bathinda, Faridkot and Gurdaspur. Ambala in Haryana registered a sharp increase in its minimum temperature, which settled at 15.3 degrees Celsius, up seven notches against normal. Hisar recorded a low of 14.8 degree Celsius, six degrees above normal while Karnal’s minimum settled at 13 degrees Celsius, up four notches against normal. In Jammu and Kashmir, a big tree got uprooted due to incessant rainfall and fell on a house at Devi Gole village in Kishtwar district which led to the death of an 11-year-boy.
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