Chandigarh, Feb 3 (PTI) Cold wave conditions prevailed at most places in Punjab on Sunday, but in neighbouring Haryana the minimum temperature hovered above normal, the Meteorological Department here said.

Bathinda in Punjab was the coldest place recording a minimum temperature of 2.8 degrees Celsius while Halwara and and Faridkot reeled at a low of 3.7 deg C and 4 deg C, respectively.

Amritsar’s minimum settled at 5.7 deg C while Adampur recorded a low of 5.3 deg C.

Among other places in Punjab, Ludhiana’s minimum settled at 6.8 deg C, Pathankot and Patiala recorded respective minimums of 5.2 deg C and 8.5 deg C.

However, the minimum temperature in Chandigarh and most other places in Haryana hovered above normal limits.

Chandigarh recorded a low of 8.2 deg C.

In Haryana, Ambala recorded a low of 8.3 deg C, Karnal’s minimum settled at 9 deg C while Bhiwani and Rohtak recorded respective lows of 9.7 deg C and 9.8 deg C.

Hisar, too, registered above normal minimum at 8.5 deg C.

Fog reduced visibility at many places in Punjab and Haryana including their common capital Chandigarh on Sunday morning, the MeT Department officials said.

Among other places, visibility levels were low in the morning due to fog at Ambala, Hisar, Karnal, Ludhiana, Patiala, Bathinda and Adampur.

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