IMD warns, trouble will increase in these states amidst severe cold; mercury will fall up to 3 degrees


New Delhi: North India is witnessing cold wave these days and in the meantime, the Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning saying that by the end of this week, cold wave may return in some parts of North India. Meanwhile, there is also a possibility of rain in many states, which can increase the trouble in the midst of severe cold.

Mercury will fall by 3 degrees in Delhi, Rajasthan, MP

Meteorological Department officials said that the havoc of cold will continue in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Western Uttar Pradesh, North Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. According to the Meteorological Department (IMD), a cold wave is expected in different areas of Punjab, North Rajasthan, Haryana and Chandigarh between January 12 and 15. Due to this, there will be a drop of 2 to 3 degrees in the minimum temperature in the plains of North-West India including Delhi, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

Rain may occur in these states

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that till January 14, there is a possibility of light to moderate rain with lightning and hail in Odisha, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Sikkim, Maharashtra (Vidarbha), Telangana and Coastal Andhra Pradesh. According to the Meteorological Department, heavy rain may occur in Odisha and Telangana today (January 13). Wherein Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala may receive thunderstorms till the end of this week.

Minus 27.2 degree Celsius in Ladakh

After heavy snowfall in Kashmir, now Kashmir and Ladakh valley have come under the grip of cold wave. Srinagar recorded a low of minus 3.6 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, while Drass in Ladakh recorded a low of minus 27.2 degrees Celsius. The Meteorological Department has predicted a further drop in the temperature till January 16.

Pahalgam was the coldest place in the Kashmir Valley, recording a low of minus 11.6 degrees Celsius. Qazigund, the gateway town of Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 5.3 degrees Celsius. Gulmarg, the world’s famous ski resort, recorded a low of minus 11.5 degrees Celsius, while the border district of Kupwara recorded a low of minus 5.5 degrees Celsius.

Temperature reaches 7 degrees in Delhi

Cold wave has started in Delhi-NCR including North India and the cold weather continues. After the rain that had taken place in the last few days, the temperature has started to drop. Today (January 13) the minimum temperature was recorded at 7 degree Celsius. The Meteorological Department has forecast that it may fall further in the coming days.