Cold wave persists Punjab, Haryana
Cold wave conditions continued unabated in several parts of Punjab and Haryana today even as poor visibility due to fog affected movement of trains.
Chandigarh: Cold wave conditions continued unabated in several parts of Punjab and Haryana today even as poor visibility due to fog affected movement of trains.
Fog and mist reduced visibility at several places in Punjab and Haryana, a MeT department report said.
Unchahar Express train between Allahabad and Chandigarh was running late by over two hours, while Ludhiana-Chandigarh train was behind schedule by about an hour.
Hisar in Haryana was the coldest place in the region with mercury at 2.8 degrees Celsius, four notches below normal.
The minimum temperatures at Ambala, Narnaul and Bhiwani were recorded at 5.3, 8.6 and 6 degrees Celsius respectively.
Chandigarh's low settled at 8.6 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal.
In Punjab, Amritsar's low was recorded at 5.2 degrees Celsius, while minimum temperature at Ludhiana and Patiala were recorded at 4 and 5.4 degrees Celsius respectively.