IMD predicts cold to severe cold waves in Northern states for next 2 to 3 days
Delhiites woke up shivering to yet another chilly day of the season today as the cold wave conditions still prevailed in parts of northern India. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhi records coldest day of the season. Safdarjung records maximum temperature of 12.1 degree celsius.
This is a record since January 3rd, 2013 when Delhi plummeted at 9.8 degrees at Saferderjung. The IMD today said that cold to severe cold wave conditions are very likely to continue in parts of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Gujarat over the next two to three days.
According to the weather agency, the minimum temperature in northwest and central India are likely to drop by 3-5 degrees Celsius over the next five days, leading to ‘cold day’ conditions in Delhi and a cold wave in parts of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Maharashtra.
Dense fog conditions are likely to prevail over parts of Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya, and Tripura during the next two days and over Odisha during next three days.