Rains lash Chandigarh, few places of Punjab & Haryana
Chandigarh: Rains lashed Chandigarh and a few places of Punjab and Haryana Tuesday, bringing respite to people from hot and humid weather conditions.
Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, received 48 mm rainfall, the Meteorological department said here. The city had received 29.1 mm of rainfall on Monday.
Besides Chandigarh, its periphery areas, including Mohali, Kharar, and Zirakpur also witnessed rains.
The downpour, however, caused waterlogging at several roundabouts and roads in the Union Territory and its periphery areas leading to traffic snarls.
Patiala and Amritsar in Punjab and Hisar and Ambala in Haryana also received rainfall, giving a boost to the cultivation of Kharif crops, especially paddy.