Rains lash Punjab, Haryana
Rains on Tuesday lashed most parts of Punjab and Haryana with Pathankot being the wettest place as it received 94 mm of rainfall.
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.
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).
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.