North India shivers under biting cold wave; Mercury drops to 1.8 degree Celsius
According to the Meteorological Department, temperature has fallen further in north India due to cold winds running from the western Himalayan regions to the plains.
New Delhi: Many states of the country are getting cold. There is a record drop in temperature every day. The minimum temperature in the national capital Delhi dropped to 1.8 degrees Celsius on Thursday. Delhi is in the grip of severe "cold wave". The Meteorological Department has said that there is no relief from cold wave at the moment.
Dal Lake has been frozen:
According to the Meteorological Department, temperature has fallen further in north India due to cold winds running from the western Himalayan regions to the plains. The Kashmir Valley is experiencing severe cold wave. Water has frozen in most of the areas of Dal Lake and many other reservoirs here. Last night in Srinagar was the coldest in the past 30 years. Srinagar recorded a low of minus 8.4 degrees Celsius, the lowest in the city in 30 years.
Winter at its peak:
Srinagar recorded a low of minus 8.3 degrees Celsius in 1995, while in 1991 the temperature was below 11.3 degrees Celsius. The lowest ever temperature in Srinagar was minus 14.4 degrees Celsius in 1893.
Foggy Morning in Uttar Pradesh:
Most areas of Uttar Pradesh are also getting cold. Most parts of the state including Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, were in the grip of dense fog in the morning. On Friday too, fog has engulfed most areas of UP. According to the Meteorological Department, the weather may remain similar for a day or two. During this, a cold winter will continue.
During the last 24 hours, there is a possibility of severe cold wave in some areas of Uttar Pradesh. There is a possibility of dense fog at some places. During this period, the weather in the state can usually be dry. According to the Meteorological Department, during the last 24 hours, some areas of the state have been experiencing severe cold wave.