New Delhi: In Uttar Pradesh, including the national capital Delhi, the havoc of cold wave is being seen, due to which the situation of jam is also being seen on the roads. The pace of life seems to be trembling due to snowfall in the mountains. The problems of the people are increasing due to the increasing outbreak of rain in southern India. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a rain warning in some areas.
The IMD has predicted cloudy sky for the next six days for Delhi-NCR on Tuesday. There is a possibility of very light rain till January 21-23.
The day’s maximum and minimum temperatures were recorded at 17 and 8.5 degrees Celsius, respectively, while the relative humidity was recorded at 90 per cent at 8.30 am.
At the same time, the capital Delhi has been in the grip of cold wave for five consecutive days since January 13. During this period, there was a layer of moderate fog and low cloud over Delhi NCR, which blocked the sunlight from reaching the surface.
Meanwhile, according to SAFAR’s estimates, Delhi’s AQI remains in the ‘very poor’ category at 319. The levels of both PM 2.5 and PM 10 pollutants remained in ‘very poor’ and ‘poor’ categories, respectively.
“The air quality is likely to improve marginally and remain in the ‘poor’ category on January 19. The air quality is likely to remain in the ‘very poor’ category on January 20,” the weather bulletin said.
According to IMD, winter havoc will be seen in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan in the coming days. It also warned of dense to very dense fog in some parts of northwest India till January 19.
The minimum temperature in Delhi was recorded at 8.1 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal. According to the IMD, cold wave conditions are very likely at isolated places over East Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh during the next 24 hours.
first published:Jan. 18, 2022, 6:37 p.m.