Early morning rain lashed Chandigarh and surrounding areas on Monday while authorities in Haryana and Punjab remained on high alert following a storm advisory issued by the Met Department.
in Haryana were ordered to remain closed for two days from Monday as a preventive measure in view of the weather warning. A few private schools in Chandigarh also announced closure for two days.
The maximum temperatures at most places in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh remained between 31.5 and 38.5 degrees Celsius on Sunday with rain at some places.
The Met office has predicted thunderstorms, accompanied by strong winds and rain, in Haryana and Punjab starting Monday till Wednesday. UNI