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Mercury rises in Punjab, Haryana as cold weather conditions lessen

Press Trust of India  |  Chandigarh 

In a relief from the cold conditions, temperatures on Thursday rose to settle a few notches above normal range in Punjab and Haryana.

Both the night and day temperatures registered an increase, a meteorological department official said here.

The minimum temperatures hovered 2 to 4 notches above normal limits, he said.

Chandigarh, the common capital of both states, recorded a minimum of 10.9 degrees Celsius.

In Punjab, Amritsar (9.6 deg C), Ludhiana (11.4 deg C), Patiala (11 deg C), Pathankot (9.6 deg C), Adampur (8.2 deg C), Halwara (7.7 deg C) and Bathinda (8.6 deg C) registered above normal minimum temperatures.

In Haryana, Ambala (11.1 deg C), Hisar (10.5 deg C), Karnal (10 deg C), Narnaul (10.5 deg C), Rohtak (11.6 deg C), Bhiwani (11.3 deg C) and Sirsa (10.3 deg C) too recorded above normal lows.

The maximum temperatures hovered in the range of 23 to 25 degrees Celsius at most places, settling in the range of 2 to 3 notches above normal range.

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First Published: Thu, February 13 2020. 14:32 IST