Weather Today, Weather Update, Delhi Temperature: North India, including the national capital Delhi, has been experiencing severe cold for the past several days. There is an outbreak of cold wave and cold day in many states including UP, Bihar, Punjab. People are waiting when they will get some respite from the cold. The Meteorological Department (IMD) has told in its latest update that there is going to be some relief from the shivering cold in the states of North India including Delhi from Monday evening. According to the Meteorological Department, due to the approach of Western Disturbance, there is going to be an increase of two degrees Celsius in the minimum temperature in the plains of North West India after two days.
Meteorologists have predicted a rise in the minimum and maximum temperatures for the next two days. This is due to the active Western Disturbance running over the Western Himalayan regions. There is a possibility of another Western Disturbance from Tuesday. The Meteorological Department has predicted clear sky and foggy conditions in Delhi from tomorrow. At the same time, it is also a matter of relief that due to this western disturbance, there is no possibility of rain in the plains. In such a situation, the weather will remain dry and an increase in temperature can be recorded. However, when the effect of Western Disturbance is over, then once again the cold will increase and a drop in temperature will be recorded.
The Meteorological Department said in its bulletin, “The minimum temperature is likely to increase by about 2 degrees Celsius in many parts of the plains of northwest India after two days due to the present and upcoming Western Disturbance.” Moreover, there will be no significant change in minimum temperature over East India during next 3 days. After this, there may be an increase of about 2-3 degree Celsius. In Madhya Pradesh, the temperature will decrease by two to three degree Celsius in the next two days, due to which the cold will increase in MP.
Cold wave and fog in the plains including Delhi
A thick blanket of fog enveloped the northern and eastern parts of the country on Sunday, affecting the movement of 480 trains. Cold wave is going on in the plains including Delhi, where the minimum temperature has reached 1.9 degree Celsius. According to the Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature in Delhi remained below that of most places in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand for the fourth consecutive day. Around 335 trains have been delayed, 88 cancelled, 31 diverted and 33 short terminated due to fog, said a railway official. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the visibility level dropped to zero meter in Bathinda and Agra and 25 meter in Patiala, Chandigarh, Hisar, Alwar, Pilani, Ganganagar, Lucknow and Coochbehar and Amritsar and Ludhiana, Ambala. Visibility was 50 meters in Bhiwani, Palam (Delhi), Fursatganj, Varanasi, Meerut, Gaya and Dhubri.