Dense fog in many states, Delhi records 1.9°C
On Sunday Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 1.9°C at Safdarjung, while Aya Nagar had 2.6°C and Lodhi Road registered 2.8°C.
New Delhi: The national capital on Sunday recorded a minimum temperature of 1.9 degree Celsius at Safdarjung, while Aya Nagar had 2.6 and Lodhi Road registered 2.8 degree Celsius, as per the India Meteorological Department.
Due to a very dense fog condition, the visibility was recorded at 200 meters at Safdarjung and 50 meters at Palam.
The IMD has said that the cold day to severe cold day conditions is very likely to prevail in many parts of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh on Sunday; Cold Day conditions in isolated pockets over Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim on Sunday and over Bihar on Sunday and Monday.
The minimum temperatures are very likely to rise by about 2 degree Celsius over many parts of the plains of Northwest India after the next 24 hours, the IMD has predicted.
However, no significant change in minimum temperatures is very likely over East India during the next two days and a rise of about 2-3 degree Celsius is predicted thereafter. Fall by 2-3 degree Celsius in minimum temperatures is very likely over Madhya Pradesh during the next 24 hours and no significant change during subsequent four days, said IMD.
Due to continuation of prevailing light winds and high moisture near surface over the Indo-Gangetic plains, dense to very dense fog very likely to continue in some parts during night and morning hours over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Uttar Pradesh during the next 24 hours and in isolated pockets thereafter for subsequent four days over the region, it said.
“Dense fog in isolated pockets is very likely over Uttarakhand, north Rajasthan, Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, Assam & Tripura during next 2 days; over north Madhya Pradesh during next 24 hours,” IMD predicted on Sunday.