Minimum temperature rises in Punjab, Haryana

Chandigarh, Feb 4 (PTI) The minimum temperature rose byupto six degrees Celsius above normal in Punjab and Haryana asthe cold conditions relented in the region.

The minimum temperatures hovered between one to six degreesCelsius above normal in most parts of Punjab and Haryana, theMeT office said here today.

Patiala in Punjab was the coldest place with a low of 6.4degrees Celsius, which was one notch below normal.

While Karnal settled at a low of 6.6 degrees Celsius, onenotch below normal, the minimum temperature at Hisar was 6.8degrees Celsius.

Narnaul had a low of 7.4 degrees Celsius, one notch abovenormal, followed by eight degrees Celsius at Ludhiana, alsoone notch above normal.

Among other places, Rohtak settled at a low of 8.1 degreesCelsius, one notch above normal, Ambala had a low of 8.4degrees Celsius, one notch above normal, and Gurgaon 9.9degrees Celsius, four notches above normal.

While Chandigarh had a low of 9.8 degrees Celsius, threenotches above normal, the minimum temperature at Amritsar had10.8 degrees Celsius, which was six notches above normal.

The MeT has forecast further rise in day as well as nighttemperature in parts of Punjab and Haryana with the weathermainly remaining dry in the region.

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