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Amritsar coldest at 8.6 deg C as temperature falls in plains

Amritsar on Saturday was the coldest place in Punjab registering a minimum temperature of 8.6 degrees Celsius as the mercury in the plains dropped by a few notches following snowfall in the higher reaches of neighbouring Himachal Pradesh.

india Updated: Nov 20, 2010 12:02 IST

Amritsar on Saturday was the coldest place in Punjab registering a minimum temperature of 8.6 degrees Celsius as the mercury in the plains dropped by a few notches following snowfall in the higher reaches of neighbouring Himachal Pradesh.

Ludhiana also had a cold night at 10.8 deg C, down by a degree, while the low at Patiala settled at 11 deg C, the Meteorological Department said in Chandigarh.

Chill was in the air in Chandigarh, where minimum temperature settled at 12 deg C.

In Haryana, Narnaul registered a low of 9.2 deg C, down two notches, while Hisar had 9.5 deg C, down two degrees.

Ambala and Karnal recorded near similar minimums of 11.4 deg C and 11.2 deg C, respectively.

Gurgaon was cold at 10.5 deg C, while Bhiwani and Rohtak registered respective minimums of 10.4 deg C and 12.1 deg C.