Adampur coldest place in northern plains
Chandigarh: Adampur was once again the coldest place in the northern plains at 3.5 degrees Celsius even as the minimum temperature settled below normal at some places in Punjab and Haryana on Monday.
Cold wave conditions also prevailed in Halwara where the minimum settled at 4.2 degrees Celsius, a Meteorological Department official said here.
Among other places in Punjab, Bathinda (5.8 deg C), Amritsar (6.6 deg C) and Gurdaspur (7.5 deg C) experienced a cold night.
However, the minimum temperature in Patiala (9.4 deg C), Pathankot (8.2 deg C) and Ludhiana (8.6 deg C) settled within normal limits.
In Haryana, Karnal (5.8 deg C), Narnaul (5.9 deg C), Hisar (6.7 deg C), Sirsa (7.7 deg C) and Rohtak (8 deg C) the minimum settled below the season's average.
The minimum temperature in Ambala was 10.1 degrees Celsius and in Bhiwani 9.4 degrees Celsius.
Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, registered a minimum temperature of 9.2 degrees Celsius.