Hot weather conditions prevailed in many parts of Haryana and Punjab on Tuesday, with day-temperatures hovering above normal limits. Sizzling heat prevailed in Gurgaon and Hisar which recorded respective maximum temperatures of 44 degrees Celsius and 42.8 degrees Celsius.
Sirsa recorded a high of 42 degree, the Meteorological Department's weather report said here.
Among other places in Haryana, Ambala recorded a high of 41 degrees Celsius, while Bhiwani recorded a maximum temperature of 42.1 degrees Celsius. Rohtak's maximum settled at 42 degrees Celsius.
Meanwhile, in Punjab, Bathinda recorded a high of 43 degrees Celsius.
Amritsar recorded a maximum temperature of 40.5 degrees Celsius, while Ludhiana's high settled at 41.7 degrees Celsius.
Patiala recorded a high of 42.7 degrees while Jalandhar's maximum settled at 40.9 degree Celsius.
Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, recorded a high of 40.5 degrees Celsius.
Meanwhile, according to the MeT Department forecast, thunderstorm/lightning accompanied with gusty winds are likely at isolated places in Haryana and Punjab on Wednesday and Thursday. PTI SUN RCJ
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