Weather Update: Very dense fog, severe cold waves predicted for northern parts of India

Last Updated: Friday, 29 January 2021 (21:45 IST)
Pune: Dense to very dense in some pockets very likely over Uttar Pradesh; at isolated pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Bihar; Dense fog at isolated pockets over north Madhya Pradesh, north Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, and Tripura.

Cold day to severe cold day conditions in many pockets very likely over Uttar Pradesh; Cold day conditions in some pockets with severe cold day at isolated pockets over Bihar; Cold day conditions at isolated pockets over Madhya Pradesh.
 
Cold wave to severe cold wave conditions in many pockets very likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi; in some pockets over east Rajasthan; at isolated pockets over west Rajasthan.
 
Cold wave conditions at isolated pockets over Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Saurashtra and Kutch.
 
Ground frost conditions at isolated places very likely over Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, west and north Rajasthan.
 
Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning at isolated places very likely over Jharkhand and during next 24 hours.
 
Night temperatures were appreciably above normal (3.1°C to 5.0 °C) at a few places over Chhattisgarh, coastal Andhra Pradesh, Yanam and Telangana; at isolated places over Odisha, Vidarbha, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands; above normal (1.6 °C to 3.0 °C) at most places over north interior Karnataka; at many places over Marathwada; at a few places over Jharkhand, Madhya Maharashtra and Rayalaseema; at isolated places over Kerala and Mahe.
 
They were markedly below normal (-5.1 °C or less) at a few places over east Rajasthan; at isolated places over Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Madhya Pradesh, Saurashtra and Kutch; appreciably below normal (-3.1 °C to -5.0 °C) at many places over Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Gujarat Region; at a few places over Konkan and Goa; at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, west Rajasthan, Gangetic West Bengal, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura; below normal (-1.6 °C to -3.0 °C) at most places over Bihar; at many places over east Uttar Pradesh; at a few places over Uttarakhand, Assam, Meghalaya, Sub Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim; at isolated places over west Uttar Pradesh, south interior Karnataka and near normal over rest parts of the country.
 
The lowest minimum temperature of 1.2 °C reported at Narnaul (Haryana) over the plains of the country.
 
Thunderstorm observed (from 0830 hours IST of yesterday to 0830 hours IST of today) at isolated places over east Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand.
 
Fog observed at 0830 hours IST of today: Dense to very dense fog at isolated pockets of Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and north Madhya Pradesh; Moderate to dense fog at isolated pockets over Delhi, Bihar, and Tripura.
 
Visibility recorded at 0830 hours IST of today (200 metre or less): Patiala, Ambala, Karnal, Bareilly, Satna, Rewa, Gorakhpur-25 m each; Pantnagar, Gwalior, Varanasi, Bhagalpur, Dhubri and Agartala-50 m each; Nowgong, Khajuraho, Patna, Kailashahar and Safdarjung (Delhi)-200 m each.
 
Today, cold wave to severe cold wave conditions observed in some pockets over Uttar Pradesh and east Rajasthan; at isolated pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, west Rajasthan, Saurashtra and Kutch; Cold wave conditions at isolated pockets over Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, Muzaffarabad, Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh.
 
Yesterday, severe cold day conditions were observed in many pockets over east Uttar Pradesh; at isolated pockets over northwest Jharkhand; Cold day to severe cold day conditions in some pockets over west Uttar Pradesh and Bihar; at isolated pockets over east Madhya Pradesh; Cold Day conditions at isolated pockets over Haryana and west Madhya Pradesh.
  
Rain or thundershowers have occurred at a few places in Chhattisgarh and at isolated places in Jharkhand, Bihar, east Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.
 
Mainly dry weather has prevailed in Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Gangetic West Bengal, Odisha, west Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat state, Konkan and Goa, Madhya Maharashtra, Marathwada, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Karnataka state and Kerala and Mahe. (UNI)