Meteorological Department Issued Orange Alert for Delhi Haryana Punjab Uttarakhand Chandigarh – Snowfall: Orange alert for five states including Chithrange Maidan, Delhi


News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi / Shimla / Jammu
Updated Tue, 29 Dec 2020 06:43 AM IST

Heavy snowfall occurred in Himachal’s Mandi on Monday
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Snowfall in the mountains including Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir will also affect the plains of North India. From Tuesday to Thursday, that is, till the new year, the plains in North India will cool off with cold wave.

The Meteorological Department has issued an Awareness Alert for Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Chandigarh. During this time not only the maximum temperature will fall, but the minimum temperature is also expected to fall by three degrees. In addition, dense fog can also cause trouble.

The country’s capital recorded a maximum temperature of 20.9 degrees Celsius and a minimum temperature of 5.6 degrees Celsius on Monday. In fact, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir have once again snowed before the new year. The snowfall has brought gifts for the tourists, but it has increased the troubles of the local people.

Rainfall and snowfall in many areas of North India during the last 24 hours and the impact of strong cold northern winds from the Himalayas brought down the minimum temperature by four to five degrees Celsius in most areas of Rajasthan.

Many parts of the state were hit by cold wave and frost. Director of Meteorological Department Radheshyam Sharma said that the effect of winter in the state is likely to continue till December 31. He said that due to the western disturbance being active in North India for the last two days, there was rain and snowfall in many parts of the country.

In the western parts of UP, there was light rain with thunderstorms at different places while the eastern districts had cold weather in the last 24 hours. According to the report of the Zonal Meteorological Center, most of the mandals of the state did not have any significant change in day temperature and their condition remained normal. The lowest temperature in the state was recorded at 4.1 degree Celsius in Churk while the highest was recorded at 27.6 degree Celsius in Jhansi. The Meteorological Department has said that dense fog may occur at some places on Tuesday.

Snowfall in the mountains including Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir will also affect the plains of North India. From Tuesday to Thursday, that is, till the new year, the plains in North India will cool off with cold wave.

The Meteorological Department has issued an Awareness Alert for Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Chandigarh. During this time not only the maximum temperature will fall, but the minimum temperature is also expected to fall by three degrees. In addition, dense fog can also cause trouble.

The country’s capital recorded a maximum temperature of 20.9 degrees Celsius and a minimum temperature of 5.6 degrees Celsius on Monday. In fact, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir have once again snowed before the new year. The snowfall has brought gifts for the tourists, but it has increased the troubles of the local people.

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