Cold sweeps Punjab and Haryana; Hisar coldest at 3.2 C
Intense cold waves continued to sweep most parts of Punjab and Haryana today, with Hisar reeling at a minimum temperature of 3.2 degrees Celsius.chandigarh Updated: Dec 13, 2010 12:30 IST
Intense cold waves continued to sweep most parts of Punjab and Haryana on Monday, with Hisar reeling at a minimum temperature of 3.2 degrees Celsius.
While the mercury at Hisar settled four notches below normal, Ambala also braved the cold weather registering a minimum of 4.7 deg C, down two notches, the MeT said here.
Narnaul also shivered at a low of 4.2 deg C, down three degrees.
Karnal recorded a minimum of 6.4 deg C, down three degrees, while respective lows at Rohtak and Gurgaon settled at 5.3 deg C and 7.5 deg C.
The mercury at Chandigarh also dropped as cold gripped the city. The minimum here was 5.8 deg C, one below normal.
In Punjab, Patiala experienced a cold night at 5.9 deg C, down by a degree.
Ludhiana registered a low of 6.3 deg C, one below normal, but the low at Amritsar rose slightly to settle at 6.8 deg C, up two degrees.
The MeT said that fog reduced visibility early this morning at some places, including Karnal and Rohtak in Haryana.
The cold conditions are likely to continue over the next few days in the region, the MeT said.