Cold weather conditions continue in Punjab, Haryana

Cold weather conditions continue in Punjab, Haryana

Minimum temperature was minus 4.6 in Srinagar, minus 6.1 in Pahalgam and minus 4.5 in Gulmarg.

Jammu/Srinagar: The cold wave sweeping through Jammu and Kashmir further tightened its grip on the valley even as people in Jammu prepared to celebrate the Lohri festival on Saturday.

Kolkata, recorded a minimum temeperature of 11.9 degrees Celsius, two degrees below the normal, the MeT.

The Leh town recorded a low of -15.0C, a Met department official said. And where Bhiwani settled at a low of 6.4 degrees Celsius, the minimum at Faridkot was registered a close 6.5 degrees Celsius.

Kargil was the coldest place in the state at minus 14.8 degrees Celsius, followed by Leh at minus 7.7 degrees Celsius.

Kashmir is now under the grip of "Chillai-Kalan" a 40- day harshest period of winter.

Heavy winter fog envelops the area during the early morning in northern India, often leading to delays and cancellation of trains and flights.

The Jammu city has recorded 5.8, degree Celsius; Banihal has recorded minus 1.2, Batote 2.9, Katra 6.9 and Doda 0.9 degree Celsius.

In Punjab and Haryana, the minimum temperatures rose with Adampur being the coldest at 5.4 degrees Celsius.

Temperatures in high-altitude stayed between minus 12 and minus 20 degrees Celsius, freezing most natural sources of water. Minimum temperatures in several parts of Punjab and Haryana remained several notches below normal.

However, the world famous ski resort of Gulmarg, where ski slopes are under several feet of snow, witnessed an improvement of about 3 degree from Thursday in the night temperature and settled at minus 5.4 degree, which is above normal. Chandigarh, the common capital of the states, shivered at 5.1 degrees Celsius while Admapur was coldest place in the region at 2.2 degrees Celsius, the MeT department said. Fog was reported from parts of both states.

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