Heavy rain in Chandigarh brings city to a standstill; more forecast

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Chandigarh, September 27: People residing in Chandigarh and surrounding areas woke up to heavy rain on Friday, which brought the city to a halt.

The heavy downpour resulted in waterlogging on the streets causing massive traffic congestion.

The neighbouring Mohali and Panchkula also received heavy rain.

The rain also brought down the mercury by a few notches. The maximum temperature in Chandigarh was recorded at 24 degrees Celsius.

According to the Meteorological Department, light to moderate rain is predicted at a few places in Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana over the next two days.