cold in punjab
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In Chandigarh including Punjab, Saturday was the coldest day and night so far this season. Chandigarh recorded a maximum temperature of 14.1 degrees Celsius and a minimum temperature of 2.8 degrees Celsius, which was the lowest so far this season. According to Manmohan Singh, director of the Chandigarh Center of the Meteorological Department, earlier in the year 2014, Chandigarh recorded its lowest minimum temperature of 2.3 degrees in the month of December.
On the other hand, a drop of 1.8 degree was recorded in the minimum mercury of Punjab. Although it remained close to normal. On the other hand, the maximum temperature of Punjab was recorded 6.4 degrees below normal. Ropar was the coldest with a minimum temperature of 1.8 degrees Celsius.
On the other hand, according to the forecast of the Meteorological Department, the outbreak of dense fog and cold waves will continue in Punjab in the coming days as well. During this, especially in the morning and evening, due to low visibility, the drivers will face problems. There is no possibility of rain at the moment.
Apart from Ropar, Amritsar recorded minimum temperature of 6.0, Ludhiana 5.9, Patiala 4.8, Jalandhar 6.2, Barnala 5.9 degrees. In Punjab, 17 districts of Gurdaspur, Amritsar, Tartanataran, Kapurthala, Jalandhar, Ferozepur, Fazilka, Faridkot, Moga, Bathinda, Ludhiana, Barnala, Mansa, Sangrur, Fatehgarh Sahib and Patiala were under red alert in the morning and evening on Saturday. And cold waves also came.