Temperatures dip in Punjab & Haryana
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Last Updated: Thursday, January 19, 2012, 12:59
  
Chandigarh: Cold and fog were back in Punjab and Haryana Thursday where residents had been experiencing a temporary respite for a few days.

Narnaul in Haryana was the coldest in the two states registering a minimum temperature of 2 degrees Celsius, three degrees below normal, the Met office said here.

Minimum temperatures also dipped by three notches each at Hisar (4.1 deg C), Rohtak (4.5 deg C) and Bhiwani (4.6 deg C) while Karnal registered a low of 6.2 deg C.

The night temperature in Ambala, however, settled three notches above normal at 9.2 deg C.

In Punjab, Amritsar experienced a cold night at 5 deg C while Ludhiana recorded a below normal minimum at 6.3 deg C.

The minimum temperature at Adampur airbase in Jalandhar district plummeted to 4 degrees C from yesterday's 7.3 degrees.

Patiala's low was recorded at 7.7 deg C while Chandigarh, where misty conditions prevailed in early morning, registered a low of 9.2 deg C.

A few places in the region including Chandigarh, Patiala, Mohali and Panchkula received light showers.

After a gap of a few days, fog was back at Karnal, Ambala and Rohtak in Haryana and at Amritsar, Ludhiana and Patiala in Punjab, the Met office said.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, January 19, 2012, 12:59


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