Temperature was 2.3 degrees Celsius in Shimla while Palampur recorded minimum temperature at 3 degrees Celsius. "Due to western disturbances over North Pakistan and Jammu and Kashmir, there could be snowfall in high altitude areas of Himachal Pradesh over 2 days and temperature across the region will fall," informed Met department.
Most parts of Punjab and Haryana experienced intense cold wave. Adampur in Jalandhar district recorded minus 1.2 degrees Celsius. Amritsar had a cold night at 2.2 degrees Celsius, down.
In Haryana, Narnaul recorded the coldest temperature at a minimum of 1.8 deg C. Chandigarh recorded a low of 5.8 deg C.