Minimum temperature rises in Punjab, Haryana

The minimum temperature rose by upto two degrees Celsius above normal in several parts of Punjab and Haryana even as a few areas in the region were engulfed in fog Thursday morning.

Last Updated: Feb 10, 2011, 13:32 PM IST

Chandigarh: The minimum temperature rose by
upto two degrees Celsius above normal in several parts of Punjab and Haryana even as a few areas in the region were engulfed in fog Thursday morning.

The minimum temperature hovered between two degrees
Celsius above normal to one degree Celsius below normal in
Punjab and Haryana, the MeT office said here today.

Narnaul was the coldest place in the region with a low of
5.7 degrees Celsius, which was one notch below normal.

While Bhiwani settled at 7.4 degrees Celsius, the minimum
temperature at Amritsar was 7.5 degrees Celsius, one notch
above normal.

Among other places, Hisar and Karnal settled at an
identical low of 7.6 degrees Celsius, one notch each below
normal.
Patiala had a low of 8.9 degrees Celsius, one notch above
normal, followed by 9.6 degrees Celsius at Chandigarh, two
notches above normal and 10.8 degrees Celsius at Ambala, also
two notches above normal.

Few places, including Amritsar, Karnal and Rohtak in the
region had fog in the morning.
The MeT forecast further rise in day as well as night
temperatures in the region during the next two days.

PTI