Jalandhar, Feb 1 (UNI) Despite the bright sunshine for the second consecutive day in Punjab there was no let up in the cold wave with Adampur recording sub zero temperatures for the fourth successive night.
The minimum at the Indian Air Force (IAF) base at Adampur diped further to minus 1.0 degrees celsius from minus 0.6 the previous night, turning it into the coldest place in the state.
However, the night temperatures in the rest of the border state showed an increase in some places and decrease in others.
Amritsar was cold at 1.0 degree. The temperature at the IAF base at Halwara also went down to 1.2 degrees celsius.
The night temperatures in the Malwa belt showed a marginally increase with Bathinda recording 3.4 degrees. The night temperature in the border town of Pathankot also rose by one degree and was also recorded at 3.4 degrees.
The met office at Adampur has forecast clear and dry weather in Punjab tomorrow with haze and fog in the morning hours. The cold wave is likely to continue, the met office said.
The Union Territory of Chandigarh had bright sunshine for the second successive day and the minimum temperature rose by two degrees and was recorded at 4.6 degrees. The night temperature in Ambala also rose and was recorded at 2.4 degrees.
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