On Saturday also, the sun was shining brightly at most places in the two states.
     
Chandigarh recorded a maximum temperature of 22.5 degrees Celsius, two degrees above normal on Saturday, the MeT Department report said here.
     
At most other places too, the day-time temperatures settled above normal level including at Ambala (21.2 C), Hisar (20.2 C), Karnal (21 C), Ludhiana (20.4 C), Patiala (20.2 C) and Amritsar (19.9 C).
     
Meanwhile, minimum temperatures in the region hovered close to normal level.
     
Chandigarh recorded a low of 7 deg C. The sky was clear during the day and the residents woke up to a bright sun shine.
     
Ambala registered a low of 7.4 deg C, Hisar's low settled at 6.4 deg C while Karnal recorded a low of 5.8 deg C.
     
Ludhiana and Patiala recorded near similar minimum temperatures of 6.7 deg C and 6.8 deg C, respectively.
     
Amritsar, however, had a cold night at 4.1 deg C, even though it was a notch above normal.

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