Chandigarh: Most parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on Thursday remained enveloped under dense fog throwing normal life out of gear even as the minimum temperatures settled above normal at several places in the region.
The minimum temperatures hovered between five degrees Celsius above normal to four notches below normal in most parts of Punjab and Haryana, the MeT office said here.
In the plains of Punjab and Haryana, Narnaul was the coldest place with a low of 1.5 degrees Celsius, which was four notches below normal.
Hisar reeled under a low of 4.1 degrees Celsius, which was two notches below normal.
However, Bhiwani settled at a low of 6.4 degrees Celsius and Karnal at 6.6 degrees Celsius.
Among other places, Ludhiana and Patiala had a identical low of 7.3 degrees Celsius, one notch above normal, followed by 7.8 degrees Celsius at Ambala, two notches above normal.
While Chandigarh and Amritsar recorded a similar low of eight degrees Celsius, five notches above normal.
Meanwhile, a dense fog in the morning continued to play havoc with the normal life in the region adversely affecting air, train and road traffic.
The MeT forecast dry weather with foggy conditions in the morning and at night during the next 24 hours.