Dense fog in Punjab, HaryanaJanuary 3rd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) Dense fog engulfed several parts of Punjab and Haryana Tuesday morning as cold wave conditions continued in both states.
Weather officials here said the minimum temperatures at most places were higher than the sub-zero temperatures recorded last week.
Several districts in both states were affected by mild to dense fog.
Amritsar shivered with a low of 2 degrees Celsius, 1 degree below normal. The maximum temperature in the Sikh holy city was 19 degrees.
Ludhiana recorded a high of 19 degrees and a low of 5 degrees Celsius. Patiala saw maximum and minimum temperatures of 20 degrees and 6 degrees, respectively.
Haryana’s Hisar town, which had recorded sub-zero temperature earlier, recorded a low of 4 degrees Celsius, a notch below average. The maximum temperature stood at 20 degrees.
Chandigarh recorded a minimum of 7 degrees.
Met officials said fog and mist are likely to continue for the next two days.
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