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Weather Update: Cold wave prevails in Punjab, Haryana; 26 trains running late

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 5 January 2020, 11:06 IST
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Intense cold wave conditions persisted in Punjab and Haryana on Sunday, with the mercury plunging several degrees below the normal and fog cover over a few areas, including Ludhiana.

Meanwhile, 26 trains are running late due to low visibility in the Northern Railway region.

Karnal was the coldest place in Haryana with a low of 1.8 degrees Celsius, five notches below the normal, a Meteorological Department official said.

Bathinda and Adampur were the coldest in Punjab at 3.3 degrees Celsius each.

Among other places in Punjab, Amritsar, Ludhiana and Patiala shivered at 4 degrees Celsius, 5.4 degrees Celsius and 7 degrees Celsius respectively.

Pathankot, Halwara, Faridkot and Gurdaspur recorded minimum temperatures of 5.1 degrees Celsius, 5 degrees Celsius, 3.7 degrees Celsius and 5 degrees Celsius respectively.

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In Haryana, Hisar, Ambala and Narnaul recorded lows of 4.2 degrees Celsius, 7.2 degrees Celsius and 4.9 degrees Celsius respectively.

In Rohtak, Bhiwani and Sirsa, the minimum temperatures were recorded at 6 degrees Celsius, 7.1 degrees Celsius and 5.8 degrees Celsius respectively.

(With PTI Inputs)

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First published: 5 January 2020, 11:06 IST