Adampur in Punjab was the coldest place in the two states, though the minimum temperature of the town in Jalandhar district witnessed a slight increase over Thursday's low of minus 1.2 degrees C.
    
Ludhiana recorded the season's coldest night so far as minimum temperature dipped further on Friday to settle at 1.6 degrees C, down five notches than normal.
     
Amritsar, too, braved a cold night at 3 degrees C, while Patiala reeled at a low of 4 degrees C, down three degrees, the MeT office said in Chandigarh.
    
While sun has been shining in Chandigarh brightly for the past three days, the night temperatures have witnessed a steady drop.

On Friday, Chandigarh recorded the season's coldest night so far at 3.8 degrees C, down two notches.
    
Piercing cold continued to sweep Haryana as well with Hisar recording a bone-chilling low of 1.7 degrees C, down four notches.
    
Ambala recorded a low of 5 degrees C, while Narnaul also experienced a cold night at 3.9 degrees C, down two degrees. Bhiwani's minimum settled at 5.4 degrees C.
    
A MeT official said in Chandigarh that fog had cleared-off from most places in both states and the weather was clear since Thursday.
     
He said that cold conditions would continue in the region during the next few days.

(Agencies)

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