Chandigarh: Cold conditions on Wednesday prevailed in Punjab and Haryana with minimum temperature dropping by few notches below normal at several places in the region.
Fog and mist reduced visibility at various places in both the states.
Union Territory, Chandigarh recorded a low of 10.6 deg Celsius, a MeT report said.
In Punjab, Ludhiana and Patiala recorded minimum at 7.3 deg Celsius and 8 deg Celsius respectively, dipping by up to three notches below normal.
Amritsar recorded a low of 7.6 deg Celsius, the MeT report said.
Among other places in Haryana, Hisar and Karnal braved cold weather at 7.1 and 6.8 deg Celsius respectively, down by up to four degrees below normal.
Ambala, Narnaul and Bhiwani recorded minimum at 7.8 deg Celsius, 11 deg Celsius and 11.4 deg Celsius respectively.
Met department in its forecast said that the weather will mainly be dry, though fog and mist will occur at several places in Punjab and Haryana.