New Delhi: There is unlikely to be any significant change in minimum temperatures over parts of northwest India over the next three days. A gradual increase in temperature of 2 to 3 degrees Celsius will occur thereafter, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said in a press release dated January 27.
A drop in minimum temperatures of 2 to 4 degrees Celsius is very likely over eastern India over the next two days, the statement said. There will be no significant change thereafter.
Additionally, there will be a gradual increase in minimum temperatures of 2 to 3 degrees Celsius over Gujarat over the next three days, IMD said in the statement.
Over the next two to three days, cold snap conditions in isolated pockets over Punjab, Haryana-Chandigarh, Rajasthan, western Uttar Pradesh, Vidarbha, Bihar and Chattisgarh are very likely. Such conditions will prevail over Odisha from January 28-30.
Over the next 24 hours, cold to severe cold snap conditions are very likely in isolated pockets over Madhya Pradesh.
Cold to very cold conditions are expected to prevail in isolated pockets over Madhya Pradesh over the next 24 hours.
Dense fog conditions will most likely continue to prevail in isolated pockets of the western Himalayan region, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and western Uttar Pradesh over the next 24 hours. , and eastern Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura over the next 48 hours, IMD said in its statement.
Precipitation forecasts and warnings
On January 27-28, isolated light rain is very likely over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, followed by dry weather.
Over the next four days, isolated light rain could occur over the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
Scattered to fairly widespread light or moderate rains are very likely over Arunachal Pradesh, and isolated to scattered rains may occur over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura on 27-28 January.
In these areas, isolated thunderstorms and lightning are very likely within the next 24 hours.
Isolated light rain is very likely over the interior of southern Karnataka and Rayalaseema over the next couple of days. Such conditions are likely on the Andhra Pradesh coast over the next three days.
From February 2 to 4, scattered to fairly widespread rain or snowfall is likely over the western Himalayan region, and light and isolated rain over the adjacent planes.