ALSO READCold wave sweeps across Pb, Hry; fog affects normal life Cold wave continues in Pb, Hry; Adampur coldest at 0.6 deg C Heavy fog, icy cold weather hit normal life in Haryana, Punjab Punjab, Haryana reel under cold weather conditions Fog blinds Punjab, Haryana; most areas shiver in intense cold
Most parts of Punjab and Haryana reeled under cold weather conditions with Admapur in Jalandhar being the coldest place in the region with a low of 2.2 degrees Celsius. Chandigarh, the common capital of both the states, shivered at a minimum of 5.1 degrees Celsius, the Met department said. Minimum temperatures in several parts of Punjab and Haryana remained several notches below normal. In Haryana, Ambala, Hisar and Karnal recorded their respective minimums at 4.5, 3.5 and 2.5 degrees Celsius respectively, up to four notches below normal. Among other places, Narnaul and Rohtak recorded their lows at 5.5 and 5.1 degrees Celsius respectively. In Punjab, Amritsar's minimum settled at 4.6 degrees Celsius, while Ludhiana and Patiala braved cold weather conditions with low of 4.7 and 5.6 degrees Celsius respectively. Bathinda, Halwara, Faridkot and Pathankot experienced a low at 4.3, 2.9, 4 and 5.3 degrees Celsius, respectively. Some places, including Ambala and Karnal, witnessed fog while there was a mist at few places in Punjab and Haryana.
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