Biting cold continues to sweep Punjab, Haryana

Narnaul was the coldest place in Haryana on Thursday at 2.5 degrees Celsius as biting cold continued to sweep most places in the state and neighbouring Punjab.

PTI| Updated: Dec 11, 2014, 19:37 PM IST

Chandigarh: Narnaul was the coldest place in Haryana on Thursday at 2.5 degrees Celsius as biting cold continued to sweep most places in the state and neighbouring Punjab.

Narnaul's minimum temperature dropped by four notches below normal while the minimum temperature at Hisar was recorded at 4.4 degrees Celsius, which was four notches below normal, the MeT Department report here said today.

Similarly, Karnal experienced a cold night at 5.2 degrees Celsius, four notches below normal.

The minimum temperature in Ambala and Bhiwani was recorded at 7.8 and 7.2 degrees Celsius respectively.

In Punjab, piercing cold swept Amritsar, which recorded a low of 3.5 degrees Celsius, four notches below normal while Ludhiana, too, experienced the chill at 4 degrees Celsius, down by three notches.

The minimum temperature in Patiala was 6 degrees Celsius, one notch below normal.

The joint capital Chandigarh also reeled under the cold with minimum temperature recorded at 6.2 degrees Celsius, one notch below normal.