Chandigarh: Several parts of Punjab and Haryana experienced rain with the minimum temperatures staying four-five degrees above normal on Tuesday, the weather bureau said. There are chances of dense fog from January 9 onwards.
In Punjab – Amritsar, Ludhiana and Patiala recorded a low of 8.6, 9.8 and 10.2 degrees Celsius respectively, up to five degrees above normal.
In neighboring Haryana – Ambala, Hisar and Karnal recorded their minimums at 10.2, 10 and 11.2 degrees Celsius respectively, four-five degrees above normal, an official of the Meteorological Department here told IANS.
Narnaul, Rohtak, Bhiwani and Sirsa recorded a low of 10.2, 10.6, 9.7 and 11.2 degrees Celsius, respectively.
According to the IMD, thunderstorm accompanied with lightning is likely to occur at some places in both the states till Wednesday. Thereafter, dense fog is likely to engulf some places.