Hot weather conditions in Haryana, Punjab; mercury hits 42.5 deg C in Hisar
Hot weather conditions prevailed in Haryana and Punjab on Wednesday with the maximum temperature settling above the 40 degrees Celsius-mark in most parts of the two states.
In Haryana, sizzling heat swept across Hisar as the mercury settled at 42.5 degrees Celsius, according to a report of the Meteorological Department here.
Sweltering heat also prevailed in Mahendergarh, which recorded a high of 42.1 degrees Celsius.
Karnal also experienced a hot day recording a high of 40.7 degrees Celsius.
Ambala recorded a high of 40.5 degrees Celsius, Panchkula recorded a high of 39.2 degrees Celsius while Bhiwani's maximum temperature settled at 40.5 degrees Celsius.
In Punjab, Bathinda recorded a maximum temperature of 41.8 degrees Celsius.
The mercury settled at 40.7 degrees Celsius in Amritsar and at 41.9 degrees Celsius in Patiala.
Ludhiana recorded a high of 40.9 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature in Pathankot settled at 41.1 degrees Celsius.
Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, recorded a high of 40 degrees Celsius.
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