No respite from cold weather conditions in Punjab, Haryana; Hisar shivers at 2.7 deg C

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Chandigarh: Cold weather conditions continued unabated in Punjab and Haryana on Friday, with temperatures plummeting below normal at several places.


According to the Meteorological Department here, Hisar in Haryana reeled under a severe cold, recording a low of 2.7 degrees Celsius.

Karnal experienced a cold night at 3.9 degrees while a severe chill swept Rohtak too at 4.6 degrees.

Ambala recorded a low of 5.6 degrees, Narnaul 5 degrees, while Fatehabad shivered at 4.1 degrees Celsius.


Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, recorded a minimum of 7.1 degrees Celsius.

People across Punjab braved a severe cold with Amritsar at 4.3 degrees, Ludhiana at 4.6 degrees, and Patiala and Gurdaspur at 4.8 degrees Celsius, recording below-normal minimum temperatures.

Bathinda and Faridkot recorded a minimum temperature of 5.2 degrees Celsius.