Jalandhar, Jan 30 (UNI) Though a clear sky brought some cheers to Punjab this morning still there was no let-up in the cold wave with Adampur recording sub-zero temperatures, for a second successive night.
The minimum at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base at Adampur remained at minus 1.2 degrees Celsius, turning it into the coldest place in the state. However, there was a marginal rise in the night temperatures in the rest of the border state The night temperature in Amritsar went up by a degree and was recorded at 3.8 degrees. The temperature at the IAF base at Halwara also went up to 3.2 degrees Celsius from 1.8 degrees yesterday.
The night temperatures in the Malwa belt also rose marginally, with Bathinda recording 3.4 degrees C. However the night temperature in the border town of Pathankot fell to 3.4 degrees C from 4.0 degrees C yesterday.
The met office at Adampur has forecast a clear sky today with fog and haze tomorrow early morning.
While temperatures in Punjab showed a marginal increase, the nights in and around the Union Territory of Chandigarh have become colder.
The minimum in Chandigarh was recorded at 2.0 degrees C last night while at Ambala it was 1.2 degrees C.
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