Chandigarh, Jan 30 (PTI) The minimum temperatures on Wednesday registered a marginal increase at many places in Punjab and Haryana, even as cold weather conditions continued to prevail, the Meteorological department said.

In Punjab, Gurdaspur recorded a low of 6 degrees Celsius followed by 6.6 degrees Celsius in Patiala, 7 degrees Celsius in Amritsar, 7.7 degrees in Ambala and 8.5 degrees Celsius in Ludhiana, Met officials said.

The union territory of Chandigarh recorded a low of 7 degrees Celsius, they added.

In Haryana, Hisar recorded a minimum of 5.1 degrees Celsius, 6 degrees Celsius in Bhiwani, 6.8 degrees Celsius in Sirsa and 7.7 degrees Celsius in Ambala.

According to the MeT department, overcast conditions were seen at many places in the region.

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