Narnaul in Haryana was the coldest place recording a minimum temperature of minus 0.5 degree Celsius, down four notches, while Adampur in Punjab was also very cold registering a low of zero degrees. Freezing cold swept Amritsar, which recorded a below normal low of 1.6 degrees Celsius.
    
Ludhiana and Patiala, too, experienced the chill recording respective lows of 4.3 degree Celsius and 4.5 degree Celsius, the MeT office said. There was no relief from cold weather for residents of Bhiwani and Hisar, where the respective minimum temperatures settled at 1.2 degree Celsius and 2 degree Celsius.

Karnal also experienced a cold night at 2.4 degree Celsius while Ambala recorded a low of 5.8 degree Celsius. Chandigarh's minimum dropped slightly since Thursday to settle at 4.5 degree Celsius, down three degrees.

According to the MeT, fog reduced visibility this morning at places including Chandigarh, Hisar, Karnal, Ambala and Amritsar. There would be no immediate relief from the biting cold over the next few days, the MeT said.

(Agencies)

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