Sunshine greets people in most parts of Punjab, Haryana on Tuesday
The skies cleared at most places even though cloud cover could be seen.
Five deaths were reported from the states due to the rains.
The Punjab government has ordered the closure of schools and colleges on Tuesday due to the conditions created by the adverse weather.
It has sounded a red alert in several districts that fall in the down-stream of rivers Sutlej, Beas and Ravi following heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of these rivers in neighboring Himachal Pradesh.
The water level in the Pong and Bhakra Dams was being monitored by the authorities as it was close to the danger mark. Officials said that water could be released from the Pong Dam, located in Himachal Pradesh, on Tuesday.
In Haryana, the authorities released water from the Hathnikund barrage in Yamunanagar district due to heavy inflow in the Yamuna river from neighboring hill state of Uttarakhand.
Owing to the rainfall, the maximum temperatures at most places fell by 8 to 11 degrees Celsius.
Chandigarh recorded a high of 23 degrees on Sunday.
The paddy crop in both states was ready for harvest and procurement is to officially begin on October 1.