New Delhi , According to the Meteorological Department, the maximum temperature in Delhi is expected to remain below 20 degrees for the next seven days. Due to this, severe cold is expected.
The period of severe cold has started in Delhi. There was a feeling of chill even on the first day of the new year. The maximum temperature of Safdarjung was recorded two degrees below normal. Light fog was seen in most parts of Delhi on Monday morning. The weather cleared as the day progressed. Due to the layer of fog present at the upper level, sunlight did not come out. Due to this it was very cold during the day. The maximum temperature was recorded at 17 degrees, which is two degrees less than normal. The minimum temperature was 10.1 degrees, which is three degrees more than normal.
2 January cold day forecast
According to the IMD, dense to very dense fog is likely to persist over many parts of northwest and adjoining plains of Central India and is likely to extend to East India till January 2 and gradually taper off thereafter. Apart from this, the Meteorological Department has also predicted that cold day conditions will continue till January 2 in parts of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and North Rajasthan. IMD has predicted light to moderate rain at some places over South Tamil Nadu, South Kerala and Lakshadweep from December 31 to January 4.
Rain forecast in many states
Unseasonal rain is expected in many parts of these states between January 1 and 3. While winter cold usually subsides in January in Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Unseasonal rain is expected in many parts of these states between January 1 and 3. During the next 24 hours, light rain is likely at one or two places over Tamil Nadu, Kerala, parts of Lakshadweep, southern islands of Andaman and Nicobar and Northeast India.