Fog, cold wave unabated in Punjab, Haryana

  • PTI, Chandigarh
  • Updated: Dec 26, 2014 17:23 IST

Cold conditions continued unabated in several parts of Punjab and Haryana today even as a thick blanket of fog threw normal life out of gear in the two states.

Thick fog, which has in the past few days adversely affected road, rail and air traffic, prevailed at most places in both the states early today, MeT department said.

In Haryana's Narnaul, the minimum temperature settled at 2 degrees Celsius, down by three notches than normal.

Amritsar in Punjab also reeled under severe cold conditions as the minimum temperature was recorded at 4.8 degree Celsius.

Ludhiana and Patiala recorded near similar minimum temperatures at 6.4 and 6.7 degree Celsius respectively.

Karnal and Ambala in Haryana registered below normal lows of 6 and 5.9 degree Celsius respectively.

The minimum temperature in Hisar was recorded at 5.1 degree Celsius while Chandigarh, which remained engulfed in fog this morning, braved a cold night at 5 degrees.

Over the past few days, the day temperatures in the two states have been hovering in the range of 10 to 15 degree Celsius.

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