According to the Meteorological Department, due to the cold wave from January 15, the cold may increase again. Dense to very dense over many areas of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh for next three days
New Delhi: While Delhi and neighboring states in north and central India were recovering from the intense cold wave in the first 10 days of January, there is a possibility of another cold wave over the weekend. According to the latest forecast by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), northern and central parts will experience cold wave conditions from Saturday (January 14).
According to the IMD, cold wave conditions will prevail in parts of Delhi, Chandigarh, Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan on Sunday (January 15) and Monday (January 16). The cold wave will follow a slight increase in temperature over many parts of northwest India. The IMD said, “The minimum temperature is likely to increase by about 2 degree Celsius over many parts of northwest India by the morning of January 12. There may be a gradual fall of 3-5 degree Celsius during 14 to 16 January.
According to the Meteorological Department, there may be light rain in the western Himalayan region and scattered rain in the surrounding plains. After two days, the minimum temperature will start decreasing and around January 15 to 16, the cold will increase again. According to the weather expert, in the next few days, in many large areas of North India, the temperature may fall to a minimum of -4 degree Celsius and a maximum of 2 degree Celsius.
Dense blanket of fog may disrupt traffic in NCR again. The IMD has also predicted a fresh period of dense to very dense fog at isolated places during night and morning hours over Delhi, Chandigarh, Haryana and Punjab from January 14 to 16. During the next 24 hours, there is a possibility of dense fog in the night and morning hours in Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, West Madhya Pradesh. Dense to dense fog at isolated places over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Assam and Meghalaya and Tripura during next 48 hours.
Forecast for night/morning:
Dense to very dense fog very likely in some parts of Punjab, northwest Rajasthan and Bihar and dense fog in isolated pockets over Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal & Sikkim, Assam and Tripura.@DDNewslive @ndmaindia
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Light Western Disturbance is active at this time, due to which the possibility of snowfall in the hilly areas and light drizzle in the plains will continue till Friday (January 14). Whereas on Saturday the sky will be clear and the sun will shine. However, due to snowfall on the mountains, the chill may increase later.