Rains don’t beat heat in Chandigarh

Chandigarh, June 23 (Calcutta Tube) There was no relief from the scorching heat in Chandigarh and surrounding areas Wednesday despite rains and thunderstorm a day earlier.

The city recorded a minimum temperature of 27.2 degrees Celsius Wednesday and a maximum of 39.2 degrees Tuesday – two degrees above average on both days.

The city received 3.8 millimetre rainfall Tuesday.

‘The rains did not bring any substantial relief from the heat,’ a Met official said. ‘We expect light to moderate rains and thunderstorm by the evening or at night.’

The thunderstorm uprooted many trees and disrupted power supply.

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