Mercury reached minus 5 degrees in Mount Abu: Cold winter broke the record of 15 years, snow on trees, plants, bushes and grass

Hill station Mount Abu is facing severe winter these days. On Thursday night, winter broke the record of 15 years. The minimum temperature reached minus 5 degree Celsius on Friday morning in Mt. Mount Abu recorded a minimum temperature of minus 4.6 degrees Celsius on January 29 last year. For the last 6 days in Mount Abu, mercury is being recorded continuously below the freezing point. The severe winter and cold wave have made people chill. The maximum temperature recorded is 20.5 degree Celsius.

The mercury has been running in minus in Mount Abu for 6 consecutive days.  Snow is visible on the trees and plants in the morning.

The mercury has been running in minus in Mount Abu for 6 consecutive days. Snow is visible on the trees and plants in the morning.

Due to the temperature of the city being in minus, in the morning the solar plates on the roofs of people’s houses, the trees and bushes in the roofs of the house, gardens and open ground, as well as snow is seen on the grass. The seats of boats parked in Nakki Lake, the roofs of vehicles parked in the open also see a thick layer of snow. The winter is so severe that people stay indoors till 9 in the morning and come out after the sun sets. Due to the cold wave, people are not getting relief from the cold even after the bright sunshine in the afternoon.

A layer of ice froze on the water in a pit in the forest.  In the morning, a layer of snow was seen on the grass in the plains too.

A layer of ice froze on the water in a pit in the forest. In the morning, a layer of snow was seen on the grass in the plains too.

In Mount Abu, due to the mercury being in minus for 6 consecutive days, snow is seen in many places in the morning. The mercury here on Sunday was minus 2 degrees. After this, the mercury was recorded at minus 3 degrees on Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday and Thursday, the mercury was recorded at minus 4 degrees. The effect of severe winter in Mount Abu is continuously visible in the plains and rural areas of Sirohi district and also in urban areas.

The water released for the crop in the field at night also turned into ice.

The water released for the crop in the field at night also turned into ice.

According to the Meteorological Department, similar cold weather will continue in Sirohi district for the next one week and people will not get relief from the cold. The mercury is likely to remain near or below the freezing point in Mount Abu for about 1 week. Due to continuous snowfall in the northern areas of the country and cold wave coming from the northern direction, the temperature of Mount Abu is being recorded continuously.

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