After over a fortnight-long fog engulfing mornings, Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, woke as much as a sunny Wednesday though the minimal temperature was recorded at 4.9 levels Celsius.
However, the temperature remained sub-zero at many locations in Punjab and Haryana, an official of the Meteorological Department right here informed IANS, including the chilly wave with dense to very dense fog would proceed in each the states.
Chandigarh recorded the coldest day on Tuesday because the dense fog diminished visibility to nearly zero. With a minimal temperature of two.7 levels, it had been the coldest day since 2018.
“As compared to yesterday, there was a rise of 0.1 degree Celsius in average temperature in Punjab today. However, it is below normal by minus 2.2 degrees in the state, ” mentioned the official.
Punjab’s lowest temperature was at zero diploma in Ballowal Saunkhri in S.B.S. Nagar district.
In Haryana, there was an increase of two levels in common temperature on Wednesday as in comparison with a day earlier. However, it was nonetheless under regular by minus 1.8 levels.
The lowest temperature within the state was recorded in Karnal at 3.4 levels.