New Delhi: Over the next five days, minimum temperatures across northwest and central India are expected to dip by three to five degrees Celsius, resulting in chilly days in Delhi and a cold wave in areas of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Maharashtra .
Cold To Severe Cold Conditions In Parts Of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi & Others: IMD
Cold to severe cold day conditions is quite probable over areas of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Gujarat during the next two to three days, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), PTI reported. .
There is no rain predicted in Delhi, Punjab & Haryana till 2nd Feb now. The western disturbance has moved further east. In these areas, the temperature will remain around 15-17 degrees Celcius. Cold wave will intensify in Delhi after 26th January: RK Jenamani, IMD-sr scientist pic.twitter.com/tdPKLLmQhc
— ANI (@ANI) January 24, 2022
Over the next five days, isolated pockets of cold to severe cold are extremely possible across Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, and Gujarat.
Over the next, two to three days, dense to extremely dense fog is expected in areas of Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana, Delhi, Bihar, West Bengal, Odisha, Assam, Sikkim, Meghalaya, and Tripura.
A “cold day,” according to the IMD, is one in which the lowest temperature is less than 10 degrees Celsius and the highest temperature is at least 4.5 degrees Celsius below average.
A “severe” cold day is defined as having a high temperature that is at least 6.5 degrees below average.
The IMD predicts a cold wave in the plains when the lowest temperature falls below 4 degrees Celsius. A cold wave is also called when the lowest temperature falls below 10 degrees Celsius and is 4.5 degrees lower than average.
A “severe” cold wave occurs when the lowest temperature falls below 2 degrees Celsius or the deviation from normal exceeds 6.4 degrees Celsius.
When visibility owing to fog is limited to 0 to 50 meters, it is classified as “extremely dense” fog; between 51 and 200 meters, it is classified as “dense” fog; between 201 and 500 meters, it is classified as “moderate,” and between 501 and 1,000 meters, it is classified as “shallow.”
(With Inputs From Agencies)
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