Delhi, 16th January 2023: The strong winter wave continues in the country. There are cities in many states of the country, where the minimum temperature has dropped to one degree Celsius. In such a situation, the Meteorological Department has issued an alert at many places, including Delhi-NCR.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Haryana today recorded a minimum temperature of 0.8 degrees Celsius, Delhi’s Safdarjung 1.4 degree Celsius, Punjab’s Amritsar 1.5 degrees Celsius, Rajasthan’s Alwar 0 degrees Celsius, and Pilani 1.9 degree Celsius. Churu recorded -2.5 degrees Celsius, and Sikar recorded -2 degrees Celsius.
The Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert in Delhi till the 21st of January. The Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert for a cold wave from Monday to Wednesday and a yellow alert for dense fog from the 19th to the 21st. According to the IMD, Lodhi Road recorded a minimum temperature of 1.6 degrees Celsius today, while Safdarjung recorded a minimum temperature of 1.4 degrees Celsius. The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to be 18 and three degree Celsius.
The Meteorological Department has issued a cold wave warning in western UP from today. The Meteorological Department has issued a warning for more dense fog with a cold wave in western Uttar Pradesh from Monday to 19th January. Apart from this, the weather will remain dry in the rest of the state. The maximum temperature can be around 19, and the minimum temperature can be around 10 degree Celsius.
At the same time, there is a possibility of increasing cold in Bihar. According to the Meteorological Department, heavy snowfall in the hilly areas of North India, its effect will be seen in the weather of Bihar. During the next three days, many districts will come under the grip of a cold wave due to a fall of four to six degree Celsius in the day and night temperatures. Whereas, the entire Bihar will be wrapped in a blanket of fog.
The Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of increasing cold in Uttarakhand in the next few days. According to the Meteorological Center, the weather will remain dry in the state for the next two days. A warning has been issued regarding cold wave conditions in Haridwar and Udham Singh Nagar. The activity of Western Disturbance may increase from the coming 18th of January. Due to this, there is a possibility of snowfall in the mountainous areas of Uttarakhand and rain in the lower areas.
On the other hand, in Haryana’s Rewari, the temperature of the district was recorded at 3.5 degrees Celsius on Sunday. Monday was the coldest of the season. On Monday, there was a layer of frost on the crops. According to the Agricultural Meteorology Department of Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, the process of cold waves and frost may continue till 18th January.
The Meteorological Department has issued an alert regarding many districts of Himachal Pradesh. The Meteorological Department has issued a warning of a cold wave in Una, Hamirpur, Bilaspur and Sirmaur, while dense fog has been warned in Kangra, Mandi and Solan along with these four districts. At the same time, the Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of continuous snowfall in the hilly areas of Jammu and Kashmir. According to the Meteorological Department, the weather will change again in Jammu and Kashmir from 19th January and there is a possibility of snowfall and rain till 24th January.
On Sunday, the minimum temperature of minus 4.7 degrees was recorded in Fatehpur of the Sikar district of Rajasthan. At the same time, minus 2.5 degrees Celsius was recorded in Churu and minus one-degree temperature was also recorded in Faridkot in Punjab. According to the Meteorological Department, the weather is expected to remain like this for the next three days and there is a possibility of a cold wave in the plains till the 18th of January. A further drop in temperature is likely over Gujarat, western parts of Madhya Pradesh and North Madhya Maharashtra.