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

In Nation, News
January 08, 2024

CHANDIGARH:
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.