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Freezing cold continues across Punjab & Haryana,1 C in Adampur

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Freezing cold conditions continued to sweep most places in Punjab and Haryana with Adampur reeling at 1.1 degrees Celsius

WinterChandigarh: Freezing cold conditions continued to sweep most places in Punjab and Haryana with Adampur reeling at 1.1 degrees Celsius.

Adampur in Punjab was the coldest place in the two states, though the minimum temperature of the town in Jalandhar district witnessed a slight increase over yesterday’s low of minus 1.2 deg C.

Ludhiana recorded the season’s coldest night so far as minimum temperature dipped further today to settle at 1.6 deg C, down five notches than normal.

Amritsar, too, braved a cold night at 3 deg C, while Patiala reeled at a low of 4 deg C, down three degrees, the MeT office here said.

While sun has been shining here brightly for the past three days, the night temperatures have witnessed a steady drop. Today, Chandigarh recorded the season’s coldest night so far at 3.8 deg C, down two notches.

Piercing cold continued to sweep Haryana as well with Hisar recording a bone-chilling low of 1.7 deg C, down four notches.

Ambala recorded a low of 5 deg C, while Narnaul also experienced a cold night at 3.9 deg C, down two degrees. The minimum temperature at Bhiwani is settled at 5.4 deg C.

A MeT official said here that fog had lifted from most places in the two states and the weather was clear since yesterday. He said that cold conditions would continue in the region during the next few days.

PTI

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