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Normal life affected due to rains, thunderstorms in northwest region

Chandigarh, May 29 (UNI) In the northwest region, there was a relief from severe heat and heat in the last twenty-four hours due to the heat, thunder and heavy rains, but the uprooting of trees and falling electric poles caused problems.
There are chances of rain in the next two days as well.
According to the weather centre, there is a possibility of rain and thunderstorm somewhere in the next two days. Storms in Chandigarh and its vicinity affected the life and damage of fruits including mangoes last evening. In the city, this morning, cloud cover and strong rains brought relief to trees and other animals from the scorching heat and 20 mm of rainfall were recorded in the city.
Thunderstorms affected life in some areas of Punjab and rain in some areas yesterday. There was heavy rain with hail in and around Phagwara. The rain provided relief from the scorching heat, but the power was on and traffic was affected. In the storm, hundreds of trees fell on Phagwara-Hoshiarpur, Phagwara-Nakodar road, affecting traffic.
Due to rain, the mercury dropped from Teji and Amritsar was 36 degrees, Ludhiana 33 degrees, Patiala 29 degrees, Bathinda 34 degrees, Gurdaspur 36 degrees.
In some areas in Haryana, and had caused significant damage. Hundreds of electricity corporation's poles were broken by the storm that came with rain in Jind and Julana. Many trees uprooted and fell on the road and fields. The electricity of the area was also disrupted throughout the night due to the falling pole. On Friday, the power workers parked the poles and switched on the electricity.
In many areas, the power of the substation also fell due to falling trees on the lines. Once upon a time, there was darkness in the entire area. Due to the strong storm, white trees standing in the state school of village Lijwana Khurd fell in large numbers. The wall on one side of the school also collapsed due to falling trees. Standing trees have also fallen on the roadside of the village. Tents of the nomadic people of the village were also uprooted by the strong storm, due to which they faced many problems.

Ambala's mercury was 30 degrees, Hisar 37 degrees, Narnaul 38 degrees, Rohtak 33 degrees. Several parts of the state received rains with thunderstorms.
Himachal Pradesh received rains with hail causing Shimla 23 degree, Manali 23 degree, Nahan 32 degree, Una 36 degree, Dharamshala 28 degree, Kangra 34 degree, Nahan 32 degree, Una 36 degree, Solan 24 degree, and Kalpa mercury 20-degree stayed.
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