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Cold wave continues in Punjab, HR

chandigarh Updated: Jan 28, 2013 12:15 IST

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The plains of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh continued to feel cold wave with minimum temperature dropping up to two notches below normal in some parts of the region.


The minimum temperatures in most parts of Punjab and Haryana hovered between one to two notches below normal, the MeT office said here.

Foggy morning and misty conditions at several places, including Ambala, Hisar, Ludhiana, Amritsar and Patiala also affected normal life, officials said.

In the twin agrarian states, Amritsar was the coldest at 2.8 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal.

While Narnaul recorded a low of 5.2 degrees Celsius, one notch below normal, the minimum temperature at Bhiwani was 5.4 degrees Celsius.

Among other places in the region, Hisar braved a low of 5.5 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal, followed by 6.4 degrees Celsius at Karnal.

Ludhiana recorded a low of seven degrees Celsius, one notch below normal and Patiala had a minimum of 7.5 degrees Celsius.

Chandigarh had a low of eight degrees Celsius whereas Amabla settled at a low of 7.8 degrees Celsius.

The sun continued to play hide and seek at several places in the region where cold wave continued unabated.

The MeT forecast partly cloudy sky with possibility of rise in minimum temperatures in the region during the next two days.