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Friday, 18 December 2020

Season’s coldest day, night in Chandigarh

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, December 17

The city witnessed the coldest day and night of the season today by recording the lowest minimum as well maximum temperature.

The minimum temperature fell to 5.1deg;C, two degrees below normal, while the maximum temperature remained at 14.3deg;C, seven notches below normal. A Meteorological Department official said in the coming days, the temperature was expected to fall further and foggy conditions were likely to continue. Today, the visibility was below 1000 metres due to fog.

Expect dense fog, says Weatherman

The region may also witness dense to very dense fog during the next 24 hours. The Met Department has issued an advisory to commuters regarding foggy conditions on roads. People have been advised to avoid venturing out in the cold to save themselves from cold-related diseases.

The department has already issued a forecast of "cold days" and a "cold wave" till December 19 in the tricity.

Cold to severe cold wave conditions are likely in the coming days with the minimum temperature likely to be below 4deg;C at a few places and below 2deg;C at isolated places in the tricity.

The region may also witness dense to very dense fog during the next 24 hours. The department has issued an advisory to commuters regarding foggy conditions on roads. People have been advised to avoid venturing out in the cold to save themselves from cold-related diseases.



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