Sat. Mar 2nd, 2024


The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued a crimson alert, saying that dense to very dense fog situations are prone to proceed to prevail over North India through the subsequent 5 days whereas chilly day to extreme chilly day situations are prone to proceed to prevail over North India throughout subsequent three days.

The IMD stated that “Jet Stream Winds” of the order of 130-140 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 climate forecast company.

In its bulletin, the IMD stated that minimal temperatures are within the vary of 2-5 diploma Celsius in remoted pockets of north Rajasthan, south Haryana and within the vary of 6-10 diploma Celsius over most components of Punjab, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, remaining components of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

“These are below normal by 2- 4 degree Celsius in isolated pockets of south Haryana, south Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan. Today, the lowest minimum temperature of 2.4 degree Celsius was reported at Bikaner (West Rajasthan) and Kanpur (East Uttar Pradesh), ” stated the IMD.

The IMD additional predicted that dense to very dense fog situations are very prone to prevail for just a few hours within the night time/morning over many components of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh until Saturday morning and in some components for subsequent 4 days.

“Dense to very dense fog conditions are very likely to prevail for a few hours in the night/morning in some parts of Uttar Pradesh during Friday and Sunday morning and in isolated pockets for subsequent three days while dense to very dense fog conditions are also very likely to prevail in morning hours in isolated pockets over Uttarakhand till January 23, ” stated the IMD.

“Cold day to severe cold day conditions are very likely to continue in many parts of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday and in isolated pockets for subsequent three days. Similar conditions are very likely to continue in some parts of Bihar till January 24 and in some parts of Punjab, Haryana and north Rajasthan till Sunday, ” stated the IMD official.

The IMD official stated that fall in minimal temperatures by 2-3 diploma Celsius could be very doubtless over many components of East India through the subsequent three days and no vital change thereafter.

The IMD additionally predicted no vital change in minimal temperatures doubtless over relaxation components of north India through the subsequent 5 days.

“Cold wave to severe cold wave conditions are very likely to continue in isolated pockets of Punjab and Haryana on Saturday and Sunday and cold wave conditions till January 22, ” stated the IMD, including that floor frost situations are very doubtless at remoted locations over Uttarakhand until Sunday.

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