Punjab Weather Update: Brief spell of rain to break severe Coldwave streak
Chandigarh, January 11: After experiencing dry cold for couple of weeks now, Punjab is likely to receive rain from Wednesday. There is a possibility of rain in whole of Punjab on Wednesday and Thursday while Haryana may receive rain at a few places on Thursday. Haze and dense fog enveloped Punjab and Haryana throughout the day on Tuesday, due to which the temperature in many cities remained below normal. Bathinda in Punjab recorded a minimum temperature of 2.4 and Bhiwani in Haryana recorded 3.4 degrees Celsius.
Dense fog covering Nangal sub-division of Punjab engulfed the entire region. The circumstances were such that even till 12:00 in the morning visibility was almost zero. According to the forecast of the Meteorological Department, due to the possibility of rain in Punjab from Wednesday, people can get relief from dry cold. During this, light rain is expected in entire Punjab.
Bathinda in Punjab recorded a low of 2.4 degrees Celsius, two notches below normal. Amritsar recorded a minimum temperature of 9.2 degrees Celsius and Ludhiana recorded 8.2 degrees Celsius. Patiala recorded a minimum temperature of 7.9 degrees Celsius, Pathankot 10.4, Faridkot 6 and Gurdaspur 6.5 degrees Celsius, while Haryana's Bhiwani recorded a minimum temperature of 3.4 degrees Celsius. Ambala recorded 8.2 degrees Celsius, Hisar 4.3, Karnal 8.5, Narnaul 5, Rohtak 7.2 and Sirsa 4 degrees Celsius. Whereas, Chandigarh recorded a minimum temperature of 7.8 degree Celsius. According to the latest weather update these cities are expected to receive rainfall soon
- PTC NEWS