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Adampur coldest at minus 0.5 derees celsius

There was no let up in biting cold wave sweeping Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh with mercury plummeting to minus 0.5 degrees celsius at Adampur today. Adampur in Punjab's Jalandhar district was the coldest place in the two states recording four degrees below normal minimum.

chandigarh Updated: Jan 07, 2014 12:20 IST
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There was no let up in biting cold wave sweeping Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh with mercury plummeting to minus 0.5 degrees celsius at Adampur today.


Adampur in Punjab's Jalandhar district was the coldest place in the two states recording four degrees below normal minimum.

Amritsar, too, was under the grip of severe chill at a minimum of 0.8 degrees celsius, down three notches, while Patiala and Ludhiana recorded respective lows of 5 degrees celsius and 5.9 degrees celsius, the MeT office here said.

Hisar in Haryana, which yesterday reeled under bone-chilling low of minus 2.1 degrees celsius, today registered a slight increase in the minimum, which rose to 2.2 degrees celsius.

Piercing cold also swept Narnaul at 2.5 degrees celsius, Bhiwani at 3 degrees celsius and Karnal recorded 3.3 degrees celsius while Ambala's low settled at 6.6 degrees celsius.

Chandigarh, where cloudy weather prevailed today, recorded a low of 6 degrees celsius.

The MeT has forecast no immediate relief from the ongoing cold conditions during the next few days.