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Minimum temperatures drop in Punjab, Haryana

After a brief spell of warm weather, minimum temperatures in most parts of Punjab and Haryana fell sharply, renewing cold conditions in the region.

Updated: Feb 24, 2012, 13:29 PM IST

Chandigarh: After a brief spell of warm
weather, minimum temperatures in most parts of Punjab and
Haryana fell sharply, renewing cold conditions in the region.

Amritsar was the coldest with a low of 3.8 degrees
Celsius, which was three notches below normal, the Met office
said on Friday.

Narnaul recorded minimum temperature of 7.6 degrees
Celsius, one notch below normal, while Hisar settled at a low
of 8.2 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal.

The mercury dipped by one notch at Karnal, which had a
low of 9 degrees Celsius, while Ludhiana and Patiala both
recorded 9.1 degrees Celsius.

Chandigarh had a low of 10.6 degrees Celsius and Ambala
settled at 11.3 degrees Celsius, both recording minimum
temperatures two notches above normal.

The Met forecast partly cloudy sky with possibility of
thunder in the region during the next 24 hours.

PTI