Dense fog in North India

Delhi Latest temperature(minimum) figures: Lodhi Road at 2.2 degrees and Aya Nagar at 2.5 degrees. #Delhi. Coldest weather in 50 years.

Minimum temperatures (in degree Celcius) recorded at various stations of Delhi, today, the 30th Dec, 2019

Lodi Road; 2.2

Palam; 2.9

Safdarjung; 2.6

Ayanagar; 2.5

Delhiites woke up to dense fog in the national capital this morning. Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 3.4-degree celsius four notches below normal.  

In Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season. The fringes of the Dal Lake have frozen.  Met Department has predicted rains and snowfall in Kashmir on new year eve.  

Himachal Pradesh too is likely to witness snowfall on new year eve.

In Ladakh, the severe cold weather conditions continue to unabated from the past week. Normal life remained affected with people preferring to stay indoors to avoid the cold weather.

The minimum temperatures have further fallen to minus 19 degrees to minus 29 in various parts of the region.

. Due to extreme cold weather, Ladakh is in a frozen state now.

The water bodies Rivers, Canals and Lakes are frozen with a thick layer of sheets. People have to heat the tapes of water supply to get water supplies.

In Madhya Pradesh, the entire state is in the grip of bitter cold due to the icy wind coming from the north. The mercury has dropped to zero in Kanha National Park in Mandla district.

The temperature in the capital Bhopal remained below 6 degrees for the second consecutive day. Normal life is being badly affected due to cold.
 People prefer to stay near the bonfire and heater in the houses.

According to the Meteorological Department, the situation will be remaining same in the coming 48 hours. Intense cold wave will occur in many districts including Sagar, Rewa, Shahdol, Jabalpur, Gwalior and Bhopal.

In Rajasthan, normal life remained badly affected due to severe cold and dance fog in most of the parts of the state. The plummeting temperature has set new records in many places.  

AIR correspondent reports that dance fog has affected road, rail and air traffic in the state. The severe cold has set new records in the state. Capital Jaipur has broken the record for the last 55 years. Here, the minimum temperature was recorded 1 degree Celsius this morning.

Mercury has been recorded below the freezing point in many places including Sikar, Fatehpur, Jobner, Mound Abu, and Chandan.

Temperature is being recorded below two-degree Celsius in many cities including Churu, Bikaner and Alwar.

Traffic is running slow on many highways due to dense fog, while trains are running late.

More than half a dozen regular flights at Jaipur Airport have also been affected.

The Met Department has issued an Orange Alert for today.

The department has expressed the possibility of severe cold and dense fog in many districts. 

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