Chandigarh, Jan 27 (PTI) Intense cold weather conditions prevailed in most parts of Punjab and Haryana today, with a thick blanket of fog reducing visibility and causing inconvenience to commuters. Also Read - Travel Guidelines For Delhi: Tourists Arriving From These States Need to Furnish a Negative COVID-19 Report

The joint capital Chandigarh shivered at 8.5 degrees, two degrees above normal, an official of the MeT department said here. Also Read - UFO Spotted in Ludhiana? Residents Claim They Saw a Shiny Unidentified Object in Sky | Watch Viral Video

Gurdaspur in Punjab was the coldest place in the region with a low of 4 degrees Celsius, he said. Also Read - COVID-19 in Punjab: Night Curfew in Hotspots, Curbs on Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings From March 1

Among other places in Punjab, Amritsar recorded the minimum temperature at 8.9 degrees while Ludhiana and Patiala recorded 9.1 degrees Celsius each, up to three degrees above normal.

Pathankot, Halwara, Adampur and Bathinda experienced cold conditions at 8.7 degrees, 8.5 degrees, 8 degrees and 6.6 degrees Celsius, respectively.

In neighbouring Haryana, Ambala braved the cold weather with a low of 8.6 degrees Celsius, while Hisar, Karnal and Narnaul recorded the minimum temperatures at 6.7 degrees, 8.5 degrees and 5.6 degrees Celsius, respectively.

Rohtak, Sirsa and Bhiwani recorded their lows at 7.1 degrees, 6.7 degrees and 6.9 degrees Celsius, respectively.

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