In the month of January, where there is only rain in some parts of the country, the cities are shivering due to cold. At the same time, there are some states where both rain and cold can be seen together.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted on Friday that rain will continue over East India and Coastal Andhra Pradesh for the next two days. At the same time, dense fog will be seen in North India for the next 4-5 days. The Meteorological Department has also predicted cold in Northwest India for the next two days.
Regarding the rain, the Meteorological Department said that there is a possibility of rain in Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Jharkhand and Sikkim on Saturday. Rain will be light or moderate. Lightning, hail and thundershowers are likely over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim.
Light to moderate rain is also likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. Apart from this, light rain and thundershowers may occur over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala during the next 4-5 days.
Cold wave will remain in northern states, no change in minimum temperature
The Meteorological Department said that there will be no change in the minimum temperature in Northwest India for the next three days, that is, it will remain cold. Although there may be an increase in temperature after that, but only an increase of 2 to 3 degrees Celsius is expected.
There will also be no significant change in the minimum temperature of eastern India, whereas in the future, only a drop of 2 to 3 degrees Celsius is expected in the temperature.
At the same time, there is no sign of any change in the minimum temperature in Gujarat and Maharashtra. After some time, the temperature will gradually increase by 2 to 4 degree Celsius. Cold wave conditions are very likely to persist over West Uttar Pradesh and West Madhya Pradesh during the next two days. Cold conditions are also likely to persist over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, West Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. In Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, the cold will increase further in the next two days.
Delhi has again reached the same situation regarding pollution. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) reached 339 on Saturday, January 15, i.e. has gone into the very poor category.
Apart from this, Doppler weather radars were installed at four places across the country including Leh in Ladakh. Now the number of Doppler weather radars in the country has increased to 33.