- Delhi records its season's lowest temperature at 3.4 degrees
- Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region registered the lowest night temperature
- Amritsar coldest place in plains with minimum temperature at 0.9 degrees
In some areas of the national capital, which recorded its coldest morning of the season, plummeted to as low as 2 degrees Celsius.
Temperatures in Punjab's Amritsar shivered at to 0.5 degrees Celsius while the minimum temperature in Ludhiana dropped to 1.7 degrees. People in Haryana's Narnaul experienced bone chilling 0.1 degrees on Thursday morning. The mercury dropped to 3.7 degrees in Chandigarh.
Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region registered the lowest night temperature of the season on Wednesday with the lowest temperature in Leh at minus 16 degree Celsius.
There was more snowfall in Himachal Pradesh's tourist resort towns of Shimla and Manali, where the minimum temperatures dropped to minus 3.2 and minus 6.6 degrees Celsius, much below normal at this time of the year. Manali's maximum temperature of 2.8 degrees was eight degrees below normal.
Neighbouring Uttarakhand witnessed more snowfall and icy winds blew through many places in Uttar Pradesh dropping the minimum temperature in Lucknow to 8 degrees Celsius. Schools up to class 8 in the state capital have been asked to remain closed till January 15, an official said on Wednesday.
(With inputs from IANS and PTI)