Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Heat wave conditions were back in most parts of Haryana and Punjab on Friday with most areas experiencing temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius.
The maximum temperatures hovered between 40 to 45 degrees, up to four degrees above average.
Narnaul and Hisar towns in Haryana were the hottest at 44.5 degrees followed by Bhiwani at 44.4 degrees.
Amritsar city in neighbouring Punjab recorded a high of 40 degrees.
Ludhiana and Patiala cities recorded highs of 40.7 and 41.6 degrees respectively.
Chandigarh recorded a high of 40.5 degrees.
Met department officials said heat wave conditions would prevail over the region in the coming days followed by thundershowers at some places.