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Thick fog affects normal life in Haryana, Punjab

PTI
Published : Dec 12, 2016, 12:36 pm IST
Updated : Dec 12, 2016, 12:53 pm IST

Visibility was reduced due to foggy weather in Chandigarh as well early in the morning.

A Rapid Metro train running on its tracks during a foggy day in Gurugram. (Photo: PTI)
 A Rapid Metro train running on its tracks during a foggy day in Gurugram. (Photo: PTI)

Chandigarh: A thick blanket of fog affected normal life at several places in Haryana and Punjab this morning, even as minimum temperatures hovered well above normal limits at most places.

According to the MeT Department here, fog reduced visibility at several places including Amritsar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Jalandhar, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Panipat, Faridabad, Gurugram and other places.

Visibility was reduced due to foggy weather in Chandigarh as well early in the morning.

Normal movement of vehicular traffic was also affected at many places in the two states due to fog while several trains were reported running late due to reduced visibility caused by the foggy weather.

Chandigarh recorded a minimum temperature of 9.9 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal limits.

Ambala recorded a low of 11.9 degrees Celsius, up four notches against normal. Karnal recorded a low of 10.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal limits. Hisar registered a low at 12.2 degrees Celsius, five degrees above normal limits.

In Punjab, Amritsar recorded a low of 12.8 degrees Celsius, eight degrees above normal.

Ludhiana's minimum also settled at 12 degrees Celsius, up five notches while Patiala registered a low of 11.6 degrees Celsius, three degrees more than normal level.

Tags: fog, winters
Location: India, Chandigarh, Chandigarh