Bathinda reels at 0.7 deg C as minimum temp drop at many places in Punjab, Haryana; fog reduces visibility


Chandigarh, January 25

Bathinda reeled under a piercing cold at 0.7 degrees Celsius as minimum temperatures on Monday dropped below normal at many places in Punjab and Haryana.

A thick blanket of fog again engulfed most places in the state in the morning, reducing visibility levels, Meteorological Department officials here said.

After hovering above normal limits for a few days, the night temperatures dropped again.

Bathinda was the coldest place in Punjab while Faridkot, too, shivered at a low of 2 degrees Celsius.

Amritsar also braved the chill recording a low of 4.4 degrees Celsius.