Marginal dip in mercury in Punjab, Haryana

Minimum temperature dipped by up to two notches below normal in several parts of Punjab and Haryana though cold conditions had abated in the region.

Last Updated: Mar 11, 2011, 13:32 PM IST

Chandigarh: Minimum temperature on Friday
dipped by up to two notches below normal in several parts of
Punjab and Haryana though cold conditions had abated in the
region.

Chandigarh recorded a low of 12.2 deg C, the MeT
office said here today.

In Haryana, Hisar and Karnal recorded minimum at
11.5 deg C and 10.4 deg C respectively, down by two notches.

However, Ambala had a low of 13.9 deg C, while Rohtak
recorded a minimum of 11.6 deg C.

Bhiwani had a low of 13 deg C, while Gurgaon and
Narnaul had a respective minimum of 10.5 deg C and 10 deg C.

In Punjab, minimum temperature in Amritsar settled at
9 deg C, down by one notch, while Ludhiana and Patiala
recorded mercury at 11.2 deg C and 11.8 deg C.

PTI