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Cold wave intensifies in Punjab, Haryana

Last Updated: Saturday, January 21, 2012 - 14:32

Chandigarh: Bone chilling winds along with
dense fog continued to affect normal life in Punjab and
Haryana with the minimum temperature dropping to below normal.
A thick blanket of fog engulfed several places in both the
states affecting road and rail traffic.

Amritsar remained the coldest place in the region with
mercury settling at 0.3 degrees Celsius, three notches below
normal, MeT office said here.

Chandigarh had a low of 5.2 degrees Celsius, a degree
below normal.
Narnaul recorded a minimum of 0.5 degrees Celsius, 4
notches below normal, while Ambala and Hisar had a low of
5.5 degrees Celsius and 2.6 degrees Celsius respectively.

Karnal recorded a minimum of 3.5 degrees Celsius, four
degrees below normal.

Ludhiana and Patiala had a low of 6 degrees Celsius and
4.8 degrees Celsius respectively, up to 2 degrees below

Dense fog is expected to continue in both the states, the
weatherman said.


First Published: Saturday, January 21, 2012 - 14:32
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