The effect of cold and fog has started appearing in many states of North India, due to fog many train and air services were stopped. Have to deal with long jams on the roads in the morning and evening.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a layer of dense to very dense fog has formed over parts of Punjab, Haryana, northwest Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Uttarakhand due to low temperature, high humidity and cold winds over the region.
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IMD has issued a warning that, due to moisture and weak winds at lower tropospheric levels over the Indo-Gangetic Plains, heavy to very heavy falls at many/most areas over entire Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh during night and morning hours during next 24 hours. Very dense fog is possible.
Winter in delhi
Safdarjung Observatory, Delhi’s primary weather station, recorded a minimum temperature of 7.1 degrees Celsius, one degree below normal.
The maximum temperature was recorded at 21.2 degree Celsius, which is the lowest temperature of this season so far. The minimum and maximum temperature is likely to drop by 5°C and 20°C in the next few days.
At 5.30 am, visibility in Amritsar was 25 (metres), Bhatinda-0, Ganganagar-25, Ambala-50, Bareilly-25, Bahraich-50, Varanasi 50. Due to bad weather, some trains from Uttar Pradesh, Assam, West Bengal, Jammu, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar are arriving in Delhi with a delay of two to three hours or more.
Cold wave in UP
Cold wave continues in Uttar Pradesh, people had to face a lot of problems on Thursday morning due to fog. In Noida, the DM has issued an order to change the timings of the schools. The mercury has dropped below 10 degrees in many cities of UP. Dense fog was seen in Lucknow and adjoining districts in the morning. Prayagraj will record a minimum temperature of 7 °C, Jhansi 8 °C, Shahjahanpur 7 °C and Etawah 8 °C.