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Cold wave sweeps Punjab,Haryana

chandigarh Updated: Jan 21, 2013 13:01 IST

Cold conditions on Monday intensified in most parts of Punjab and Haryana, with mercury dipping by a few degrees below the normal level.

Chandigarh experienced the chill recording a minimum temperature of 5.4 degrees celsius, one degree below normal, the MeT said here.

In Haryana, Hisar braved the chill at a low of 3.8 deg celsius,down two notches.

Narnaul and Bhiwani were equally cold recording respective lows of 4 degrees and 4.6 degrees.

Bhiwani (4.6 C), Karnal (4 C) and Ambala (7.5 C) also experienced a cold night.
In Punjab, Amritsar was cold at a low of 4.2 degrees.

Ludhiana and Patiala recorded respective minimums of 6.7 and 6.6 degree celsius.

The MeT said that fog reduced visibility this morning at Ludhiana and Karnal. In its forecast, MeT said that cold conditions would prevail in the region over the next two days.