Cold conditions continue to prevail in Punjab and Haryana

Chandigarh: Cold conditions continue to sweep various parts of Punjab and Haryana with Amritsar city, at 3.3 degree Celsius, registering the lowest temperature in the region.

Chandigarh recorded a minimum temperature of 6.1 degrees Celsius, down by one degree against normal, the Met office said here.

In Haryana, Ambala, Narnaul and Hisar shivered at 3.6 deg C, 4.5 deg C and 5.2 deg C respectively. Karnal and Rohtak braved the cold weather at minimum temperatures of 5.6 deg C and 6.5 deg C respectively.

In Punjab, while Amritsar recorded a minimum temperature of 3.3 deg C, down by one degree, Ludhiana and Patiala had a minimum temperatures of 3.9 deg C and 5.3 deg C respectively, down by three and two notches, respectively.

MeT officials said fog and mist would continue to prevail at several places in the two states.

The weather would mainly be dry in the coming days, they said.