Mercury dips again in Punjab and Haryana

February 14th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) After a rise Monday morning, temperatures have dipped again in Punjab and Haryana.

Patiala in Punjab and Karnal in Haryana had thick fog, reducing the visibility to 350 metres.

Amritsar was the coldest place in Punjab at 6.0 degrees Celsius Tuesday morning. The fall in temperature was steep at five degrees from Monday morning, and dipped way below what is normal for this time of the season Tuesday.

In Haryana, Narnaul was the coldest place Tuesday morning at 9.0 degree Celsius, two degrees above normal. On Monday morning, the temperature was recorded four degrees below normal.

The Met department has forecast dry weather for the next two days and rainfall in isolated areas in the next 24 hours in both states.

In Chandigarh, there was not much change in temperatures.

Chandigarh recorded 11.8 degrees Celsius Tuesday morning.

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