Cold snap over northwest and central India will ease from Jan 29, says IMD

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), in a press release, said that the cold snap and cold day conditions over northwest and central India are expected to ease gradually from tomorrow, the January 29. He also read that a wet period over northwest, east and northeast India is expected from February 2-4.

IMD observed that cold conditions prevailed in many parts of eastern and western Uttar Pradesh. Also, cold days in most areas with severe cold days in isolated pockets over Madhya Pradesh and in some areas over Bihar and Vidarbha; in
isolated pockets on eastern Rajasthan.

There was no significant decrease or increase in minimum temperature. “Northwest and central India over the next 24 hours and a gradual rise of 4-6C thereafter,” IMD said.

Cold snap conditions in isolated pockets are most likely to ease from Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, western Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan over the next 24 hours.

IMD also observed that dense fog conditions will most likely be seen in isolated pockets overnight and in the morning over Uttarakhand, eastern Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya and Nagaland over the next 48 hours.

Predicted precipitation

IMD said there will most likely be light/moderate rains over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam and Meghalaya and Nagaland Manipur, Mizoram-Tripura on January 31 and January 1 February 2022.

Isolated thunderstorms/lightning is also highly likely over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura over the next 24 hours.

Isolated light rain very likely over Tamilnadu-Puducherry-Karaikal and Kerala over the next 4 days.

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