Cold conditions continue unabated in Punjab, Haryana

The revived cold conditions continued unabated in most parts of Punjab and Haryana with the minimum temperature remaining upto two degrees Celsius below normal at few places in the region.

Last Updated: Feb 11, 2011, 12:14 PM IST

Chandigarh: The revived cold conditions
continued unabated in most parts of Punjab and Haryana with the minimum temperature remaining upto two degrees Celsius below normal at few places in the region.

The minimum temperatures hovered between two degrees
Celsius below normal to two degrees above normal in most parts
of Punjab and Haryana, the MeT office said here Friday.

A blanket of mist engulfed several areas of the region,
including Ambala, Karnal, Amritsar and Ludhiana besides, a
dense fog reduced visibility considerably at Rohtak.

Narnaul was the coldest in the plains of Punjab and
Haryana with a low of 5.7 degrees Celsius, which was one notch
below normal.

While Amritsar settled at a low of 6.2 degrees Celsius,
the minimum temperature at Karnal was 7.2 degrees Celsius, two
notches below normal.
Among other places, Bhiwani had a low of 8.2 degrees
Celsius followed by 8.4 degrees Celsius at Rohtak, 8.6 degrees
Celsius at Hisar and 8.8 degrees Celsius at Patiala, one notch
each above normal.

Chandigarh had a low of nine degrees Celsius, one notch
above normal, followed by 9.8 degrees Celsius at Ludhiana, two
notches above normal and ten degrees Celsius at Ambala.
The MeT has forecast dry weather with slight rise in day
as well as night temperatures in the region during the next
two days.

PTI