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Punjab, Haryana Continue to Reel Under Cold Conditions; Fog Disrupts Visibility

In Nation, News
January 08, 2024

Cold weather conditions on Monday continued to persist in Punjab and Haryana, with the morning fog reducing visibility levels at many places.

Gurdaspur in Punjab reeled under biting chill, recording a minimum temperature of 4.8 degrees Celsius, according to the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) weather bulletin.

Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, recorded a low of 7.4 degrees Celsius.

In Punjab, Bathinda, Patiala, Ludhiana, Pathankot, also experienced a cold night, recording respective minimums of 5.6 degrees Celsius, 6.1 degrees Celsius, 6 degrees Celsius and 6.7 degrees Celsius.

In Haryana, piercing cold swept Rohtak, which recorded a low of 6.7 degrees Celsius, the bulletin said.

Ambala, Narnaul, Karnal and Hisar recorded respective minimums of 6 degrees Celsius, 7 degrees Celsius, 7.7 degrees Celsius and 8.4 degrees Celsius, it added.

Meanwhile, fog this morning reduced visibility levels at many places in the two states.

During the past several days, a blanket of fog was seen enveloping many places in both states during morning hours.