Rain lashes Punjab, Haryana

Last Updated: Tue, Feb 05, 2013 09:10 hrs

Chandigarh, Feb 5 (IANS) Normal life was affected as widespread rainfall and strong winds were reported from most parts of Haryana and Punjab, the Met office said here Tuesday.

In Haryana, Narnaul and Karnal received 30 and 23.8 mm of rain, respectively. Rain was also reported in Ambala and Hisar.

In Punjab, Patiala received 13.6 mm of rain. Amritsar and Ludhiana also had showers.

Chandigarh received 11.5 mm of rain till Tuesday morning. The rain was accompanied by high velocity winds. The sky remained overcast.

Met officials said the rain would continue till Wednesday and temperatures could drop due to snowfall in Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir.

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