Minimum temperature likely to fall by 2–3 degree celsius in NorthWest India
New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday announced that minimum temperature is very likely to fall by two to four degrees Celsius in most parts of northwest India during the next two days.
IMD also said “Dense to very dense fog at isolated/few pockets very likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi,
Uttar Pradesh, north Rajasthan, West Bengal & Sikkim and Bihar during the next 3 days. Cold Wave/Severe Cold Wave
conditions at isolated pockets are also very likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh & Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and East Madhya Pradesh during next 2 days.
The agency further said a cyclonic circulation lies over southwest Bay of Bengal off Tamil Nadu coast in mid-tropospheric levels and a trough runs from cyclonic circulation over central parts of South Arabian Sea and adjoining Equatorial Indian Ocean to Comorin area in lower tropospheric levels.
IMD predicted that under its influence scattered to fairly widespread rainfall with moderate thunderstorm and lightning is very likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep area during next two days and reduction in rainfall activities over these regions thereafter.
“Conditions are becoming favourable for the cessation of Northeast monsoon rains over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe, adjoining areas of coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam, Rayalaseema and South Interior Karnataka around January 19, 2021,” it added.