Weather Update: No cold conditions expected over north India during next 5 days
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said there will be no cold conditions over the north Indian plains for the next five days as temperatures have increased by 8 to 10 degrees Celsius in the past three days.
Sharing the latest updates the IMD on Twitter wrote: Temperatures over north Indian plains have increased by 2-4 degrees Celsius during the past 24 hours and by roughly 8-10°C during the past 3 days. No Cold day conditions are now expected over North India during the next 5 days. Temperatures over North Indian plains were running roughly between 8-12°C on December 30 which are running today between 18-22 degrees Celsius.
♦ 1730 hrs IST Maximum Temperatures over North Indian plains have increased by 2-4°C during past 24 hours and by roughly 10-12°C during past 3 days. No Cold day conditions are now expected over North India during next 5 days. pic.twitter.com/pCKllRk3Ip— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) January 2, 2020
Meanwhile, the People of Uttar Pradesh got some respite from the cold weather conditions on Thursday as the sun shone brightly in most parts of the state. According to the Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature in Meerut and Bahraich settled at 6.7 degrees Celsius and 7.4 degrees Celsius, respectively. State capital Lucknow recorded a low of 8.6 degrees Celsius. The weatherman has forecast rain and thundershowers in eastern districts of the state for Friday.
Cold wave persisted in Himachal Pradesh with a number of places of tourist attraction in the state shivering at sub-zero temperatures, the IMD said today.
Snowfall occurred in Shimla on Thursday evening.
The weatherman has predicted snow and rainfall in many places of middle, high hills of the state and thundershowers in the plains till the next seven days.
The minimum temperatures were one to two notches below normal whereas the maximum temperatures were two to three notches below normal, the meteorological department said.
Kufri, Manali, Keylong and Kalpa in the state shivered at sub-zero temperatures.
Keylong recorded the lowest temperature in the state at minus 11 degrees Celsius.
Kalpa in Kinnaur district registered a low of minus 3.8 degrees Celsius, while Kufri and Manali shivered at minus 2.6 and minus 1.4 degrees Celsius respectively.
The minimum temperature in Shimla and Dalhousie was 1.7 degrees Celsius each, he added.
The highest temperature was recorded at Bilaspur at 21 degrees Celsius, he added.
(With Agency Inputs)