Cold wave yet to grip Punjab, Haryana
Chandigarh: Cold wave is yet to grip Punjab and Haryana, where the minimum temperatures for the past few days have been hovering above or within the normal levels.
There are no cold wave conditions yet even though it has snowed in the hills of neighbouring states like Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir, MeT office said.
The minimum temperatures in the plains of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh have been hovering within or well above the normal levels for the past few days.
Today also the minimum temperatures in the two states and capital city Chandigarh hovered well above the normal level though they dropped marginally at a few places since yesterday, a MeT official said.
Chandigarh today recorded a low of 10 degree Celsius, up by two notches.
In Haryana, Ambala's minimum settled three notches above normal at 10 deg C while Hisar recorded a low of 9.6 deg C, also up by three deg C.
Bhiwani and Narnaul recorded above normal minimum temperatures of 12 deg C each.
Amritsar in Punjab registered a three degrees above normal low at 9.4 deg C.
Patiala's minimum settled at 10 deg C while Ludhiana recorded an overnight temperature of 9 deg C, up by three and two degrees, respectively.