Temperature plummets in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) While fog has affected normal life across Punjab and Haryana in recent days, a cold wave has also started affecting the region with minimum temperatures dropping.

In Punjab, Sikh holy city of Amritsar recorded a minimum temperature of 4 degrees while the industrial city of Ludhiana recorded a low of 4.2 degrees.A

The maximum temperatures at most places in Punjab hovered between 21 and 23 degrees.

In Haryana, Narnaul town also recorded a minimum temperature of 4 degrees while Hisar had a low of 6.1 degrees.

Chandigarh had a minimum temperature of 6.6 degrees and a maximum of 23.3 degrees.

In comparison, hill station Shimla had a minimum temperature of 8.1 degrees, Met officials said on Saturday.

–IANS

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