Chandigarh, December 20
Cold weather conditions continued to persist in Haryana and Punjab on Friday as Haryana’s Hisar logged the lowest temperature across both states at 4.5 degrees Celsius. Moreover, Karnal in Haryana was also gripped within the lowest temperature down 6 degrees Celsius while Narnaul recorded a minimum of 5.5 degrees Celsius, a meteorological department official said.
Ambala recorded a low of 8.6 degrees Celsius while Rohtak, Bhiwani and Sirsa experienced a cold night recording lows of 6.8, 6.3 and 6.1 degrees Celsius, respectively. In Punjab, Bathinda recorded a low of 6.5 degrees Celsius while Patiala, too, shivered at a low of 7.6 degrees Celsius.
Amritsar (7.4), Adampur (7.9), Halwara (7.5), Faridkot (7.8) and Gurdaspur (6.9) also experienced a cold night. However, Ludhiana registered an above normal minimum at 9.2 degrees Celsius.
The Union territory of Chandigarh, the common capital of both states, recorded a minimum of 9.9 degrees Celsius. The MeT official said fog reduced visibility in the morning at Chandigarh, Ambala, Hisar, Karnal, Narnaul, Sirsa, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Patiala and Gurdaspur.