Chandigarh: People on Friday got respite from
cold in Punjab and Haryana with mercury rising by a few
notches above normal in the region amid cloudy weather
Narnaul recorded the lowest temperature in the region at
5.5 degrees Celsius.
The minimum temperature in Patiala touched the double
digit mark at 10.1 degrees Celsius, three degrees above
normal, the MeT office said here today.
Ludhiana and Amritsar in Punjab had a low of 9.1 degrees
Celsius and 7 degrees Celsius, increasing by two notches above
Jalandhar had a low of 8.6 degrees Celsius, which was 3.4
degrees Celsius more than yesterday.
Chandigarh recorded minimum temperature of 9.2 degrees
Celsius, up by two notches.
Hisar in Haryana had a low of 9.7 degrees Celsius, going
up by three degrees, while mercury in Karnal and Rohtak
settled at 7.9 degrees Celsius and 8.3 degrees Celsius
Ambala`s minimum was 8.8 degrees Celsius which was up by
two degrees above normal.
The MeT Department in its forecast has predicted light
rains or thundershowers at a few places in both the states in
next two days though mist may occur in morning and evening.