The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday stated that “jet stream winds” of 140-160 knots at 12.6 km above imply sea stage are prevailing over the plains of north India, resulting in subsidence of chilly air and enhancing chilly wave/chilly day situations that are prone to proceed for subsequent 5 days.
In its day by day bulletin, the climate forecast company stated that minimal temperatures have been within the vary of 2-5 levels Celsius over many components of Punjab and a few components of Haryana-Chandigarh; within the vary of 6-10 levels over components of Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, north Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and north Chhattisgarh.
“These are below normal by 1 to 3 degrees over many parts of northwest and adjoining east India. Today, the lowest minimum temperature of 2 degrees was reported in Amritsar, ” stated the IMD.
The Department additional stated that dense to very dense fog situations have been very prone to prevail over components of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh throughout Wednesday late evening to Saturday morning and in remoted pockets on January 21 and 22.
The IMD stated that chilly day to extreme chilly day situations additionally ikely to proceed in some components of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on Wednesday and Friday and chilly day in some components on Saturday and Sunday.
“Cold day to severe cold day conditions are very likely to continue in isolated pockets of east Uttar Pradesh and northwest Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday and cold day in isolated pockets over northwest Madhya Pradesh on Thursday and Friday while cold day conditions are also very likely to continue in isolated pockets of Bihar during Wednesday and Sunday, ” stated the IMD.
“Cold wave to extreme chilly wave situations are very prone to proceed in lots of/some components of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh throughout Wednesday and Friday and chilly wave situations on Saturday and Sunday.
“Cold wave conditions are also very likely in isolated pockets of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday, west Uttar Pradesh on Saturday and Sunday and over north Rajasthan during Friday and Sunday, ” it added.