As predicted by Skymet Weather, both the states of Punjab and Haryana finally recorded some Monsoon rains on the past day after a gap of four to five days. However, rains were confined to the eastern parts of the states, while the western half mainly remained dry.
In the last 24 hours from 08:30 am on Wednesday, Narnaul recorded heavy 73 mm of heavy rains, Bhiwani 16.4 mm, Chandigarh 12.4 mm, Ambala 12 mm, and Amritsar 3.2 mm. Ambala and Pathankot too saw some traces of rains.
The month of July has not remained much constructive for both the states. However, it is all due to the rainfall recorded in the past month that had kept the rainfall performance of both the states satisfactory. While Punjab is rain surplus by 26% as on July 11, Haryana has witnessed near normal rainfall by -12%, so far.