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Dense fog, heavy rain to further drop mercury in these states till January 24: IMD

By Saima Siddiqui 
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Dense fog, heavy rain to further drop mercury in these states till January 24: IMD

New Delhi: The  weather department on Friday predicted rainfall in many states till January 25 while dense fog in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. The India Meteorological Department has also predicted cold day conditions in UP during next 24 hours.

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The IMD further stated that rainfall and snowfall are very likely over Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand during January 22nd & 23rd. 

Accordinng to the updates, rainfall is also likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh 21st and increase thereafter with fairly widespread to widespread rainfall on January 22nd & 23rd .

“Isolated to scattered rainfall over Rajasthan during 21st-22nd; Chhattisgarh during 22nd-24th and Madhya Pradesh on 22nd & 23rd January. Isolated heavy rainfall likely over north Punjab & Haryana on 22nd January,” the IMD said.

Fairly widespread rainfall is very likely over Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Sikkim during January 22nd-24th.

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Thunderstorm with lightning and hail are very likely over West Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan on 21st and 22nd; over Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh on January 22nd; over Uttrakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal on 22nd and 23rd and over Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Gangetic West Bengal on January 23rd, 2022.

For northeast India, widespread rainfall is very likely during January 23rd and 24th.

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