Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Rains bring the sign of relief on the face of Punjab Government as well as farmers. Already sown late, the cotton crop has been facing burn from high heat, while the Rain has also prepared ground for paddy crop. It has also given the relief from dusty haze and cleared the visibility that was active in the region for the past two days which led to grounding more than four dozen of flights for the last two days. It has also given relief to the asthmatic patients, who were facing house-lock situation due to dust. Rain was reported in various parts of the Punjab as well as Chandigarh, which has turned the weather pleasant.According to information, the shortage of water has decreased the area of cotton from 3.83 lacs to 3 lacs hectare. But the crop was facing burn from summer heat. With the rain the area of under corn crop will increase. But the important is that the tussle and brainstorm, which is going between Government and farmers for the demand of more power supply to run tube-wells for preparations of ground for sowing paddy crop, will be in cool down position. According to the Met Department, more showers are likely to be witnessed for next 24 hours. Minimums temperature was recorded 23.5 degrees Celsius.Rain in Chandigarh and Punjab
21.6 mm Chandigarh
03.0 mm Anandpur Sahib, Fatehgarh Sahib, Kharar
02.0 mm Samrala, Rajpura, Hoshiarpur,Sarhind.
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