Jalandhar, Jan 11: After a spell of cloudy weather conditions, mercury dipped drastically in Punjab. According to a Defence spokesperson, the minimum temperature at Adampur airbase near here, plunged to 6.4 degrees celsius from yesterday's 10.4 degrees celsius, whereas at Halwara airbase near Ludhiana, it dropped to 5.6 degrees celsius from yesterday's 8.8 degrees.
The holy city of Amritsar was cold at 4.4 degrees. In the border town of Pathankot, the minimum was recorded at 10.6 degrees, while in Bathinda, it plummeted to 5.8 degrees from yesterday's 10.4 degrees celsius.
For the next 24 hours, the Met office has predicted fog and mist in the morning and fine to fair weather during day.