Dense to very dense fog and chilly day to extreme chilly day situations are more likely to proceed over North India throughout subsequent two days and reduce in depth thereafter, stated the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday.
In its every day bulletin, the climate forecast company stated that minimal temperatures are within the vary of 3-6 diploma Celsius over many components of Punjab and a few components of Haryana, Chandigarh, within the vary of 7-10 diploma Celsius over most components of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, north Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.
“These are below normal by 1 to 3 degree Celsius over many parts of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and West Uttar Pradesh and in isolated pockets of Rajasthan. Today, the lowest minimum temperature of 3.1 degree Celsius was reported at Ludhiana (Punjab), ” stated the IMD.
The IMD additional stated that jet stream winds of the order of 140-160 knots at 12.6 km above imply sea degree are prevailing over the plains of North India.
“It is leading to subsidence of cold air and enhancing cold wave/cold day conditions over North India. Similar intensity of jet stream is likely to continue during next 3-4 days, ” stated the IMD.
The IMD predicted that dense to very dense fog situations are very more likely to prevail for just a few hours within the night time/morning over some components of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh throughout Thursday to Saturday and dense fog in remoted pockets throughout Sunday and January 23 morning.
“Dense to very dense fog conditions are very likely to prevail for a few hours in the night/morning in some parts of West Uttar Pradesh during Thursday late night to January 23 morning while dense to very dense fog conditions are also very likely to prevail in morning hours in isolated pockets over Uttarakhand and north Rajasthan on Friday and dense fog in isolated pockets of north Rajasthan on Saturday, ” stated the IMD.
The IMD additional predicted that chilly day to extreme chilly day situations are very more likely to proceed in some components of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on Friday and chilly day in remoted pockets on Saturday and Sunday.
“Cold day to severe cold day conditions are also very likely to continue in some parts of Bihar and West Uttar Pradesh during Thursday and January 22 and over West Rajasthan on Friday, ” stated the IMD.
“Cold wave to severe cold wave conditions are very likely to continue in some parts of Punjab and Haryana on Thursday and Friday and cold wave conditions on Saturday and Sunday, ” stated the IMD.