Piercing cold sweeps Haryana, Punjab; Narnaul coldest at 3.5° C

Piercing cold sweeps Haryana, Punjab; Narnaul coldest at 3.5° C

In Punjab, Patiala recorded a low of 5.5 degree Celsius. File photo

Chandigarh, December 19

Narnaul in Haryana reeled at 3.5 degrees Celsius as piercing cold continued to sweep Haryana and Punjab on Thursday.

Fog also reduced visibility in the morning at many places in the two states, a Meteorological Department official said here.

Narnaul in Haryana was the coldest place in the two states, recording a night temperature of two degrees below normal limits.

As cold weather conditions persisted, Hisar recorded a low of 4.1 degree Celsius, three notches below normal. Karnal recorded a low of 4.6 degree Celsius, down four notches.

Ambala recorded a low of 7.4 degree Celsius while Rohtak and Bhiwani also experienced a cold night at 5.6 degree Celsius and 6.2 degree Celsius, respectively.

In Punjab, Patiala recorded a low of 5.5 degree Celsius, down two notches against normal limits while Bathinda shivered at a low of 5.8 degree Celsius.

Ludhiana (7), Gurdaspur (6.4), Halwara (6.1), Faridkot (6) and Adampur (6.2) too experienced cold weather conditions.

However, Amritsar and Pathankot’s minimum settled above normal limits at 8 degree Celsius and 9.9 degree Celsius, respectively.

Chandigarh recorded a minimum of 9.9 degree Celsius. PTI

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