Minimum temps below normal in Punjab, Haryana; Adampur coldest at 3 deg C

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Chandigarh, Feb 2 (PTI) Minimum temperatures in most places of Punjab and Haryana hovered below normal on Tuesday, with Chandigarh, the joint capital of the two states, recording a low of 6.2 degrees Celsius.

Adampur was the coldest place in Punjab recording a minimum temperature of 3 degree Celsius, followed by 3.2 degrees Celsius in Amritsar, 3.9 degrees Celsius in Gurdaspur, 4.3 degrees Celsius in Bathinda and 4.8 degrees Celsius in Faridkot.

In Haryana, Sirsa shivered at 3.6 degrees Celsius, Karnal registered a low of 5.5 degrees Celsius, Narnaul 4.9 degrees Celsius, Rohtak 6.6 degrees Celsius, Hisar 4.4 degrees Celsius and Ambala 5.4 degrees Celsius.

While the night temperatures have been hovering well below normal for several days now, the day temperatures, however, have registered a slight increase in the past two to three days, a weather department official said. PTI SUN NSD NSD