Chandigarh, July 10
An overcast sky and drizzle greeted the city and its surrounding areas early morning today, but soon the Sun shone bright. Most parts of the city and some parts of adjoining Punjab and Haryana also received drizzle during the early hours today.

“We witnessed drizzle in most parts of the city in the wee hours today. Then the pleasant weather in the Tricity subsided due to the bright sunshine,” said a metrological department official. “We expect the weather to remain stable without any significant rise or plunge in the mercury in the coming days, he added. However, both Punjab and Haryana can receive isolated spells of rain over the next two days due to the presence of westerly disturbances over the region.”

Chandigarh today recorded a maximum temperature of 36.1, higher by about a degree compared to yesterday’s 35.0 degrees Celsius. But the minimum temperature dipped about a degree at 26.1 from Friday’s 27.2 degrees Celsius.

Surender Paul, director, India Meteorological Department, said though there has been just a degree centigrade departure from the normal in maximum temperature and one degree centigrade dip from the minimum temperature in the city today. But the city today experienced sweltering heat.

Source: TNS