Amritsar in Punjab and Hisar in Haryana reeled under biting cold, recording identical minimums of 4.6 deg C each, down by five and two notches respectively.
Patiala registered a low of 7 deg C, down three notches, while Ludhiana's minimum settled at 8.8 deg C, one point below normal, the MeT department said.
Narnaul in Haryana braved the chill at minimum 5 deg C, down four degrees, while Rohtak registered a low of 6.5 deg C, down three notches. Bhiwani and Ambala also registered below normal lows at 5 deg C and 7.9 deg C respectively.
The people in Chandigarh woke up to bright, sunny weather but the minimum settled two notches below normal at 7.4 deg C.
Chandigarh: Cold wave conditions on Saturday continued to persist in Punjab and Haryana with the mercury settling below normal levels in the region.
First Published: Saturday, February 18, 2012, 13:12