Cold conditions today prevailed in Punjab and Haryana, with mercury hovering below the normal range, a day after the two States were lashed by moderate to heavy rains.
Chandigarh recorded a low of 6.9 degrees Celsius. Heavy rains had lashed the city during the past two days.
In Haryana, Hisar recorded 4.6 deg C last night after being lashed by heavy rains. Karnal, which received a heavy downpour of 22.2 mm, today recorded a low of 6.4 deg C, one degree below normal, the MeT said.
In Punjab, Ludhiana and Patiala had a low of 5 deg C and 7.8 deg C, respectively after receiving moderate rains yesterday. Amritsar saw the minimum settling at 7 deg C after receiving showers yesterday.
The MeT in its forecast said light rain may occur at isolated places in Punjab and Haryana until tomorrow.