Freezing cold continues across Punjab & Haryana
Freezing cold conditions continued to sweep most of the places in Punjab and Haryana with Adampur reeling at 1.1 degrees celsius. Adampur in Punjab was the coldest place in the two states.chandigarh Updated: Dec 27, 2013 14:41 IST
Freezing cold conditions continued to sweep most of the places in Punjab and Haryana with Adampur reeling at 1.1 degrees celsius.
Adampur in Punjab was the coldest place in the two states, though the minimum temperature of the town in Jalandhar district witnessed a slight increase over yesterday's low of minus 1.2 degrees celsius.
Ludhiana recorded the season's coldest night so far as minimum temperature dipped further today to settle at 1.6 degrees celsius, down five notches than normal.
Amritsar, too, braved a cold night at 3 degrees celsius, while Patiala reeled at a low of 4 degrees celsius, down three degrees, the MeT office here said.
While sun has been shining here brightly for the past three days, the night temperatures have witnessed a steady drop. Today, Chandigarh recorded the season's coldest night so far at 3.8 degrees celsius, down two notches.
Piercing cold continued to sweep Haryana as well with Hisar recording a bone-chilling low of 1.7 degrees celsius, down four notches.
Ambala recorded a low of 5 degrees celsius, while Narnaul also experienced a cold night at 3.9 degrees celsius, down two degrees.
Bhiwani's minimum settled at 5.4 degrees celsius.
A MeT official said here that fog had lifted from most places in the two states and the weather was clear since yesterday.
He said that cold conditions would continue in the region during the next few days.
First Published: Dec 27, 2013 14:37 IST