Weather News: Cold wave and fog havoc in North India including Delhi; Where and when and how severe will be the cold, IMD issued a warning

new Delhi: Including the country’s capital Delhi North India (Weather News) Now there is severe cold in the areas. The winter update in the capital is that there is more winter here than in the hilly areas. IMD i.e. Indian Meteorological Department has said that there is a possibility of cold wave conditions in different areas in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, West Uttar Pradesh and Chandigarh today i.e. on Wednesday. The Meteorological Department has issued a warning that severe cold wave conditions may persist in different parts of Rajasthan in the next two days.

“Due to prevailing light wind and high moisture in lower tropospheric levels, very likely to occur over Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and many parts of West Uttar Pradesh and isolated parts of North Rajasthan during next 24 hours,” the IMD bulletin said. Dense to very dense fog is likely to continue. According to the Meteorological Department, there will be severe cold and dense fog in North India on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Eve as well. At the same time, chill has increased in Bihar due to blowing of westerly winds.

Colder in Delhi than Nainital and Himachal, minimum temperature reaches 5 degrees, cold wave will continue in these states

According to the Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature between 3-7 degrees was recorded in areas of Delhi, Rajasthan, Western Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Madhya Pradesh. In Delhi, where the mercury fell by 3 degree Celsius on Tuesday, Churu in Rajasthan recorded a temperature of 0.5 degree Celsius. Even today, dense fog remained in many areas. There is a possibility of dense fog in Jammu-Kashmir, Assam and Odisha. Dense fog enveloped most parts of the national capital on Wednesday morning, reducing visibility to 50 meters in some areas. Road and rail traffic was affected due to low visibility.

where will it snow today
According to the weather information website Skymet Weather, dense fog may occur in parts of Punjab, Haryana, North Rajasthan, West Uttar Pradesh and Delhi today. Cold wave conditions are possible in parts of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, North Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. Cold day conditions are likely to subside during the next 24 hours and may be seen only over a few pockets. At the same time, rains are likely to stop in most parts of South India as well as in Northeast India. There may be light snowfall in the higher reaches of Jammu-Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Ladakh.

definition of cold wave and fog
According to IMD, ‘very dense fog’ when visibility is between zero and 50 metres, ‘dense fog’ between 51 meters and 200 metres, ‘moderate fog’ between 201 meters and 500 meters and ‘moderate fog’ between 501 and 1,000 metres. But ‘light fog’ is considered. At the same time, cold wave is declared in the plains when the minimum temperature reaches four degrees Celsius. Cold wave is declared even when the minimum temperature is 10 degrees Celsius or less and is 4.5 degrees below normal. A ‘severe’ cold wave is declared when the minimum temperature is two degrees Celsius or below normal by 6.4 degrees Celsius.

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