Chandigarh: Piercing cold wave remained
unabated in Punjab and Haryana, with minimum temperature
dropping by upto five degrees below normal.
With biting cold conditions sweeping across northern
region, Narnaul in Haryana remained the coldest place in both
states by recording a low of 0.7 deg C, MeT office said Friday.
In Haryana, Karnal recorded a minimum of 2 deg C,
while Hisar and Rohtak recorded respective lows of 2.5 deg C
and 2.1 deg C, down by four and two degrees.
Ambala had a low of 3.5 deg C, down 3 notches.
In Punjab, Ludhiana and Patiala recorded a minimum of
4 deg C and 2.3 deg C respectively, while Amritsar had a low
of 5 deg C, up by 2 degrees.
Dense fog at majority of places in both states
continued to disrupt vehicular movement and delayed some
According to MeT forecast, severe cold conditions
during night will continue, while day temperature may see
some rise in next 4-5 days, though it will mainly be dry.