Cold conditions to stay for 3 more days: Met | chandigarh | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Feb 21, 2017-Tuesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Cold conditions to stay for 3 more days: Met

chandigarh Updated: Dec 22, 2014 11:11 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Chandigarh

The Meteorological department has forecast that there is unlikely to be any respite from the cold and foggy conditions over the next three days as well.

“The weather would be mainly dry. Dense fog will occur in parts of the tricity and cold conditions will continue to prevail,” said a bulletin from the department.

The maximum temperature is likely to be 14 degree Celsius and the minimum is expected to settle at 6 degree Celsius this week.

The maximum day temperature was recorded at 13.1 degrees Celsius and the night temperature was recorded at 7.4 degrees Celsius on Sunday.

The day temperature in the city was colder than a number of hill stations, including Shimla and Dharamsala, where it was recorded at 14 degrees Celsius and 14.2 degrees Celsius, respectively.

A release by the Chandigarh meteorological centre said dense fog had reduced the visibility to less than 750m in Chandigarh from the morning till afternoon.

Thereafter, the situation started improving a little and visibility improved to 500m by 2.30pm.

Apart from Chandigarh, dense fog was witnessed in almost all the major cities of the region, including Amritsar, Ludhiana and Patiala in Punjab and Hisar, Karnal and Ambala in Haryana.

In Amritsar, Patiala and Ludhiana, visibility remained less than 150m. In Haryana, Hisar was the worst-hit with visibility reduced to less than 50m. In Ambala, the visibility was less than 150m.

WEATHER SNAPSHOT

The day temperature in the city was colder than a number of hill stations, including Shimla and Dharamsala, where it was recorded at 14 degrees Celsius and 14.2 degrees Celsius, respectively.

Dense fog had reduced the visibility to less than 750m in Chandigarh from the morning till afternoon.

This week, the maximum temperature is likely to be 14 degree Celsius and the minimum is expected to settle at 6 degree Celsius.