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Heatwave alert: No relief from heat till June 16; temperature nears 47.5°C in Punjab, Haryana

Punjab and Haryana's average maximum temperatures rose by a single degree Celsius on Wednesday, reaching about 47.5°C and 47°C, respectively.

Reported by:  PTC News Desk  Edited by:  Shgun S -- June 13th 2024 09:30 AM -- Updated: June 13th 2024 06:07 PM
Heatwave alert: No relief from heat till June 16; temperature nears 47.5°C in Punjab, Haryana

Heatwave alert: No relief from heat till June 16; temperature nears 47.5°C in Punjab, Haryana

Heatwave alert: Punjab and Haryana's average maximum temperatures rose by a single degree Celsius on Wednesday, reaching about 47.5°C and 47°C, respectively.



The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a heatwave alert for both states until June 16, forecasting a gradual rise in maximum temperature when paddy transplantation begins in Punjab on Tuesday. Farmers will have to work under hot and humid weather. Several areas of both states experienced top temperatures ranging from 42 to 47°C, which was 3-6°C higher than normal.

Meanwhile, the temperature in Chandigarh on Thursday was recorded at 41.98 °C. The day's forecast predicts a minimum temperature of 32.56 °C and a maximum temperature of 45.97 °C.

With temperatures ranging from 32.56 °C to 45.97 °C, prepare for a hot day and schedule your outdoor activities appropriately. If you are heat-sensitive, check the weather forecast and plan your activities accordingly.

- PTC NEWS

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