Intense chilly grips Punjab; state enveloped by dense fog
Moga, January 14
Chilly climate continues to grip Punjab on Maghi on Saturday. The plains within the state had been coated with a thick blanket of fog affecting regular life.
In keeping with the Meteorological Division, Bathinda was the coldest place in Punjab the place the minimal temperature was recorded at 0.6 levels Celsius, adopted by Amritsar at 1.2 levels Celsius on the intervening night time of Friday and Saturday.
The minimal temperature in Chandigarh was recorded at 11.4 levels Celsius. It was 1.2 levels Celsius in Amritsar, 9.6 levels Celsius in Ludhiana, 4.8 levels Celsius in Faridkot, 4 levels Celsius in Gurdaspur and 5.2 levels Celsius in Moga.
The officers of the Meteorological division stated shallow to average fog is prone to proceed at most locations of the state within the subsequent 5 days.
The autumn in minimal temperatures by 4 to six levels Celsius within the subsequent 3 days is anticipated within the state and dense fog will proceed until January 18, the official added.