Cold weather conditions prevail in Punjab, Haryana
Gurdaspur in Punjab was the coldest place in the region with a low of 4 degrees Celsius, he said.punjab Updated: Jan 27, 2018 14:15 IST
Intense cold weather conditions prevailed in most parts of Punjab and Haryana today, with a thick blanket of fog reducing visibility and causing inconvenience to commuters.
The joint capital Chandigarh shivered at 8.5 degrees, two degrees above normal, an official of the MeT department said here.
Pathankot, Halwara, Adampur and Bathinda experienced cold conditions at 8.7 degrees, 8.5 degrees, 8 degrees and 6.6 degrees Celsius, respectively.
Gurdaspur in Punjab was the coldest place in the region with a low of 4 degrees Celsius, he said. Among other places in Punjab, Amritsar recorded the minimum temperature at 8.9 degrees while Ludhiana and Patiala recorded 9.1 degrees Celsius each, up to three degrees above normal.
In neighbouring Haryana, Ambala braved the cold weather with a low of 8.6 degrees Celsius, while Hisar, Karnal and Narnaul recorded the minimum temperatures at 6.7 degrees, 8.5 degrees and 5.6 degrees Celsius, respectively.
Rohtak, Sirsa and Bhiwani recorded their lows at 7.1 degrees, 6.7 degrees and 6.9 degrees Celsius, respectively.