Minimum Temperatures, their Departure and 24 hours. Tendency over the Plains of North India Dated: 19.01.2021
Intense cold wave conditions to continue in northern parts of the country for next few days
North India will continue to reel under the grip of an intense cold wave for few more days. Senior scientist in India Meteorological Department (IMD), RK Jenamani said, the warning for the cold wave in Northern part of the country has been extended till 22nd of this month.
Earlier, the IMD had issued a cold wave warning for between 13th and 15th January and later extended it till 18th of this month. Mr Jenamani however said, the dense fog spread across northern plains in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand will begin lifting from today.
Dense to very dense fog reported over West Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Delhi-Palam, East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and northwest Madhya Pradesh at 0830 IST of 19.01.2021.
Visibilty recorded at 0830 IST of 19.01.2021 (less than 200 meter): Ganganagar, Jaisalmer, Churu, Bhiwani, Delhi-Palam, Gwalior, Lucknow & Girakhpur- 25 meter each. Bikaner, Amritsar, Narnaul, Sultanpur, Patna, Gaya, Bhagalpur & Purnea- 50 meter each.
Visibility (in m) at 0530IST of 19.01.2021: Amritsar, Ganganagar, Patiala, Jaisalmer, Agra, Gorakhpur- 0-25 m each;
Bikaner,Churu,Sultanpur,Varanasi, Bhagalpur, Purnea, Patna and Gaya- 50 m each; Hissar, Delhi (Safdarjung,Palam), Bareilly, Bahraich, Gwalior-200 m each.
Fog reported at 2330 IST: in isolated pockets over Punjab, northwest Rajasthan, Bihar & adjoining East Uttar Pradesh. Visibility: Amritsar and Ganganagar- 0-25 m each; Patiala, Patna and Gaya- 50 m each; Bikaner and Gorakhpur-200 m each. Delhi: 500 m- Safdarjung & 1000 m- Palam.
Media report of Kashmir, Minimum temperatures across #Kashmir stayed several degrees below the freezing point as an intense cold wave sweeps the region. Several water bodies, including the surface of the famous #DalLake, have frozen, while a thick layer of ice has formed on several roads in #Srinagar.