ALSO READCold wave sweeps across Pb, Hry; fog affects normal life Cold wave intensifies in Pb, Hry; Adampur coldest at 0.7 deg C Intense cold wave sweeps Pb, Hry; Narnaul coldest at 0.2 deg C Heavy fog, icy cold weather hit normal life in Haryana, Punjab No respite from cold, fog in Haryana, Punjab
Cold wave swept through most places of Punjab and Haryana, with Adampur in Jalandhar being the coldest place in the region with a low of 0.6 degrees Celsius. Chandigarh, the joint capital of both states, shivered at 4.8 degrees Celsius, one degree below normal, a MeT department official said today. In Haryana, Narnaul and Karnal braved cold weather at 2.5 degrees Celsius and 2.2 degrees Celsius respectively, up to five notches below normal. Ambala, Hisar and Rohtak recorded mercury at 5.2, 5.1 and 5.7 degrees Celsius respectively. In Punjab, Amritsar experienced bone-chilling weather at 2.4 degrees Celsius while Ludhiana and Patiala shivered at a low of 7.4 degrees Celsius and 6 degrees Celsius respectively. Bathinda, Halwara and Pathankot braved cold weather at 3.2 degrees Celsius, 5 degrees Celsius and 3.6 degrees Celsius, respectively. The MeT department predicted dry weather conditions till tomorrow in Punjab and Haryana.
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