Chandigarh saw its hottest day of the year so far on Sunday, June 4, 2017 when the mercury soared to touch 45°C. Not just that it was the Chandigarh’s hottest day in June since 2012. Even Jaipur’s heat was lesser sizzling than Chandigarh, which recorded 44°C.

City’s highest ever: 45.6°C

The highest temperature in Chandigarh was recorded in 1995, 2001 and 2012, when it touched 45.6°C. 

Chandigarh  45°C
Jaipur 44°C
Ambala 45.1°C
Hisar  46.6°C
 Ludhiana 46.2°C
Amritsar 47.5°C


Forecast for the week

According to the Met Department, the temperature is likely to hover over the 43°C mark in the next two days. However, thunderstorms or showers were likely from June 7 to 9, which would bring relief to residents from the scorching heat.

Effects of scorching heat

With the rising mercury, the number of migraine cases has almost doubled in the city hospitals which is evident from a visit to OPD of neurology department at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER).  


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