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At 2.2 degrees Celsius, Adampur coldest in Punjab, Haryana

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

Adampur reeled at 2.2 degrees as there was no let-up in the cold wave sweeping across and for the past three weeks with minimum hovering in the range of 2-5 degrees at most places.

Adampur in was the coldest place in the two states, a Department said here.

Freezing cold also swept Bathinda, which recorded a low of 2.4 degrees while Hisar in reeled at a low of 2.5 degrees Celsius.

Piercing cold also swept in Punjab, which recorded a low of 4.6 degrees Celsius.

Halwara (4.4 degrees Celsius), Pathankot (5.4 degrees Celsius), Gurdaspur (5.9 degrees Celsius), Faridkot (4 degrees Celsius), (4.4 degrees Celsius) and Patiala (5.4 degrees Celsius) were among other places in which reeled under intense cold as minimum hovered few notches below normal.

Chandigarh, too, experienced a cold night at 6 degrees Celsius.

There was no let up in biting chill at most places in Haryana, with Narnaul recording a low of 4.2 degrees Celsius.

Bhiwani (5.8 degrees Celsius), Rohtak (4.6 degrees Celsius), (6 degrees Celsius) and Sirsa (4.2 degrees Celsius) also experienced a cold night.

The said the fog reduced visibility at a few places in the early morning today, including Ambala, Patiala and Halwara.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 17:25 IST