Punjab, Haryana in the grip of cold wave

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 - 14:07

Chandigarh: Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh
continued to be in the grip of extreme cold with Amritsar remaining at sub-zero temperature.

Amritsar, which had yesterday recorded a low of minus 2
degree Celsius, registered a low of minus 0.4 degree Celsius
today, down four notches from the normal level, the MeT
department here said.

Patiala, too, experienced a cold night at 4.5 degree
Celsius while Ludhiana`s low settled at 5.6 degree Celsius.
Chandigarh recorded a low of five degree Celsius.

In Haryana, Hisar was the coldest place recording a
minimum of 1.8 degree Celsius, down four notches, while
Narnaul, too, recorded a similar minimum at 1.9 degree
Rohtak and Bhiwani also experienced the chill recording
respective below normal minimums of 3.7 degree Celsius and 2
degree Celsius.

Karnal was cold at 3.4 degree Celsius, while Ambala`s low
settled at 5.9 degree Celsius.

According to the MeT, cold wave conditions will
continue in the two states during the next two days.


First Published: Wednesday, January 11, 2012 - 14:07

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