Minimum temperatures drop in Punjab, Haryana
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Last Updated: Friday, February 24, 2012, 13:29
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.


First Published: Friday, February 24, 2012, 13:29

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