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IMD predicts VERY dense fog conditions over UP; Northwest India to get slight relief from cold wave
IMD has predicted very dense fog conditions over Uttar Pradesh along with severe cold wave conditions.
The India Meteorological Department (IND) on Saturday (January 7) predicted the abatement of brutally cold weather by 3-5 degrees in the next 24 hours. According to the met department, the mercury will rise by 3-5 C during the next 3 days.
"Due to the approaching of the two Western Disturbances in quick succession, minimum temperatures are very likely to rise gradually by 3-5 C in many parts of Northwest India during next three days," stated IMD in its weather bulletin.
Meanwhile in Delhi on Saturday (January 7), Safdarjung recorded a minimum temperature of 2.2 degrees Celsius. A minimum temperature of 2 degrees Celsius was recorded at Lodhi Road. These are the lowest temperatures in the respective areas this season.
Severe cold wave in Uttar Pradesh
IMD has issued a warning for fog and cold waves and predicted severe cold wave conditions in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh during the next 2 days. Dense to very dense fog is also likely UP during the next 24 hours, said IMD.
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu witnessed rainfall and thundershowers on Friday (Jan 6) and the downpour is likely over isolated places in the state in the coming days.