Amritsar continued to reel under frigid cold weather conditions on the second consecutive day as well. After witnessing an almost freezing 1.2°C yesterday, the minimum plunged down further and settled at 1°C, which is the season’s lowest so far.
Dense to very dense fog, thereby resulting in dropping the visibility levels to nil was also observed by the city early morning today. Though the situation improved rapidly after 10 AM with the sky becoming clear and sunny thereby raising the maximums to reach 20’s soon.
January is the chilliest winter period for North India wherein the average monthly minimum temperature of Amritsar stands at 3.9°C. If the trend of temperature is to be considered, Amritsar has been constantly recording temperatures below the 5-degree mark.