Jalandhar, Jan 31 (UNI) Sun share brightly in Punjab this morning but there was no let up in the cold wave sweeping across the State with Adampur recording sub zero temperatures, for the third successive night.
The minimum at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base at Adampur remained at minus 0.6 degrees Celsius, turning it into the coldest place in the state. This was a marginal rise from minus 1.2 degrees recorded yesterday night.
However, the night temperatures in the rest of the border state showed a marginal decrease last night.
Amritsar was cold at 1.0 degree, down by 2.8 degrees from yesterday night. The temperature at the IAF base at Halwara also dipped to 2.4 degrees Celsius.
The night temperatures in the Malwa belt showed a marginal decrease with Bathinda recording 2.4 degrees. The night temperature in the border town of Pathankot also fell by one degree and was also recorded at 2.4 degrees.
The met office at Adampur has forecast clear and dry weather in Punjab tomorrow with haze and fog in the morning hours.
The Union Territory of Chandigarh despite bright sunshine in the morning was cold at 2.4 degrees. The night temperature in Ambala fell to 0.8 degrees last night from 1.2 degrees on Tuesday night.
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