Punjab and Haryana continue to witness biting cold conditions. The minimum temperatures hovered below the normal around this time of the year at most places in the two states. In Punjab, Adampur reeled under intense cold, recording a low of two degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department officials said.
Among other places in Punjab, Amritsar recorded a low of five degrees Celsius, followed by Ludhiana at four, Patiala ay six, Halwara at five, Bathinda at six, Gurdaspur at a little over five and Pathankot at about five degrees Celsius.
In Haryana, Karnal's minimum temperature settled at four degrees Celsius, followed by Narnaul at a little over four, Rohtak at six, Hisar and Ambala at five degrees Celsius.
Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, recorded a low of six degrees Celsius, the officials said.