Pune temperature to rise next week, IMD predicts

Mercury levels in Mumbai are steadily rising. The IMD Santacruz Observatory recorded a minimum temperature of 19.0°C on Sunday morning while the Colaba Observatory recorded a minimum temperature of 20.5°C.

Meanwhile, in Pune, a minimum temperature of 12.2°C was recorded. Pune builder Amit Paranjpe wrote on Twitter: “The low temperature ‘thermostat’ in the city of Pune appears to be ‘locked’ at around 12 degrees Celsius for the past few days!”

According to the IMD forecast, the temperature in Pune may show a slight increase over the coming week.

Meanwhile, the IMD said two western disturbances in quick succession will affect the western Himalayan region, although dense to very dense fog will engulf parts of northwest India for the next three to four months. days.

A cyclonic circulation extends over western Uttar Pradesh and vicinity and extends up to 3.1 km above mean sea level; there is a trough with its axis at 5.8 km above mean sea level, a cyclonic circulation over southern Konkan and the vicinity seen between 1.5 km and 2.1 km above sea level middle sea, IMD said, adding, “A new western disturbance is likely to affect western Himalayan region from January 16 and another western disturbance is likely to affect northwestern Himalayas. ‘India from January 18.’

These systems will bring isolated to scattered light to moderate rain to the Andhra Pradesh coast until January 17 and to Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Mahe over the next four to five days.

On Sunday, isolated thunderstorms with lightning are very likely over the Andhra Pradesh coast on Sunday while isolated light to moderate rain is likely over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura.

IMD also predicted isolated to scattered light to moderate rainfall over the western Himalayan region through January 19.

Dense fog conditions have been predicted, in a few places dense to very dense fog is likely at isolated locations over the next three days; dense to very dense fog at night or morning in isolated pockets over western Himalayan region, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan over the next two days; over eastern Uttar Pradesh for the next four days and over Odisha and Jharkhand from 18 to 20 January.

The forecast also includes cold to very cold daytime conditions in isolated pockets most likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan over the next two days, while cold snap conditions in isolated pockets are very likely over eastern Rajasthan for the next 24 hours.

Posted: Sunday, January 16, 2022, 11:02 a.m. IST

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