Chandigarh: Cold wave swept Punjab and
Haryana on Monday as minimum temperatures in the two states dipped
With minimum temperatures falling two to five notches
below normal, icy cold winds made people pack themselves up
in heavy woollens.
Narnaul in Haryana was the coldest place in the region
with a temperature of 0.5 degrees celsius. Hisar and Karnal,
too, were under the grip of piercing chill, recording
identical minimums of 3.5 degrees Celsius each.
Bhiwani also experienced a cold night at 3.2 degrees
Celsius, down five notches, while Rohtak was cold at 4.6
It was a bright day with sun shining in Chandigarh today,
but the night temperature here witnessed further fall and the
mercury settled at 4.9 degrees Celsius.
In Punjab, freezing cold swept Amritsar, which recorded
a low of 2.6 degrees Celsius.
Ludhiana and Patiala also had a cold night recording
identical minimums of 5.2 degrees Celsius each.