Minimum temperatures across Haryana and Punjab rose and settled a few notches above normal on Wednesday, the MeT Department said here.
The minimum at Chandigarh shot to 14 degrees Celsius, up five notches while the city on Tuesday experienced a warm day by recording a maximum of 27 degrees C that was up four degrees.
In Punjab, Ludhiana recorded a low of 10.4 degrees, one notch above normal.
The minimum at Patiala rose to 13.5 degrees, up four degrees while Amritsar's low of 7.6 degrees was up by a degree.
In Haryana, Ambala recorded a minimum of 13.2 degrees C on Wednesday, four degrees above normal, while Bhiwani's low of 13 degrees was up by three notches.
Narnaul recorded a low of 11 degrees, up two degrees while Karnal registered a minimum of 11.1 degrees which was up by one notch.
Rohtak too registered an increase in its minimum temperature at 12.3 degrees, up two degrees. Hisar's low settled at 9.1 degrees Celsius.
A MeT official said that temperatures would rise steadily over the coming days as winter chill was finally on its way out.