Northwest and central India may not receive any more rain this week, but Delhi-NCR will continue to see cold weather. According to the India Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature may drop by 3 to 5 degrees Celsius in the next five days. The ‘Cold Day in Delhi’ will continue in Delhi. Cold wave conditions are also expected from January 28-29. The IMD said in the forecast that during the next 2 days, dense fog and cold wave conditions will continue in isolated parts of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan. The Meteorological Department has warned that diseases like flu, runny nose or bleeding nose may increase.
- Tuesday began with a blanket of dense fog in the city, while the freezing cold continued.
- The Meteorological Department has issued a yellow alert regarding the cold wave. As per IMD’s forecast, Tuesday will also remain partly cloudy.
- Cold wave will prevail at some places. The maximum temperature may remain around 16 and the minimum temperature is around 7 degree Celsius.
- The air quality in the national capital is as poor as ever. The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) has issued a moderate health advisory, stating that vulnerable people should not stay outside for long periods.
After the rain in the last days, people were hopeful that the sun would shine and they would get relief from the chill. But, after the rain, once again the capital is covered with low clouds. They clouds do not cause rain, but because of them the heat of the sun does not reach the ground and remains chilly throughout the day. Similar chills will prevail for the next two days also due to these low clouds.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday that parts of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat are likely to experience severe cold in the next two to three days and this will lead to ‘cold weather’. ‘Day’ and ‘very cold day’-like conditions are expected.