According to IMD, some areas of North India can get relief from rain from Thursday. However, due to the Western Disturbance in the Western Himalayan region on Friday, there may be hail and rain in North Punjab. Due to western disturbances, the mountainous areas are experiencing snowfall and the minimum temperature is expected to fall by four to five degrees in the coming days. Snowfall and rain occurred in some parts of North India on Wednesday. Due to heavy snowfall, air and road traffic was affected in Jammu and Kashmir, whereas the national capital saw hailstorm due to hail.
♦ Fall in minimum temperatures by 4-6 ° C very likely over plains of Northwest India during next 4-5 days. Cold wave conditions are likely over plains of Northwest India during 11th-13th January, 2021.
– India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) January 6, 2021
Rain and snowfall occurred in Jammu and Kashmir while Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Lakshadweep, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi. Flight movement at Srinagar airport remained suspended for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday due to reduced visibility amid heavy snowfall in the Kashmir Valley. Officials said that all flights have been canceled.
He said, ‘We have canceled 28 flights coming here and 28 flights leaving here. The operation of flights on Thursday depends on visibility conditions. Due to heavy snowfall in the Kashmir Valley, the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and Mughal Road were closed and the movement of aircraft was suspended for the fourth consecutive day on Wednesday, the Valley’s contact with the rest of the country remained disconnected.
“Traffic is not allowed on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway as snow has been frozen and landslides have occurred at many places,” said an official of the traffic control room. It has snowed There are five to six feet of snow in some places. Anantnag district also received heavy snowfall.
It rained and hail fell in various parts of Delhi in the morning. Delhi has received rains for the fourth consecutive day. The Meteorological Department said that at around seven thirty in the morning, there was rain in many areas of South Delhi. Visibility decreased significantly due to dark cloudy conditions and heavy rains for some time disrupted traffic due to water logging on the main roads.
Residents of Gurugram shared videos of rain and hail. Safdarjung Observatory recorded six millimeters of rain between 8:30 AM and 8:30 AM on Tuesday morning. The weather stations of Palam, Lodhi Road, Ridge region and Ayanagar recorded 4.2 millimeters, 10.4 millimeters, 5.1 millimeters and 8.4 millimeters of rain respectively. The Meteorological Department has also forecast dense fog in Delhi for the next two days.
The Meteorological Department said that in the meantime, light rain occurred in some areas of Uttar Pradesh. The state capital Lucknow recorded a minimum temperature of 12.7 degrees Celsius, while Allahabad recorded a minimum temperature of 14.6 degrees Celsius.
Despite the rains during the last 24 hours in many areas of Rajasthan, night temperatures in most parts of the state were above normal. According to the Meteorological Department, during the last 24 hours, 18 mm in Rajgarh, Churu, 10 mm in Ghadasana in Sriganganagar, eight millimeters in Karanpur, seven millimeters in Bhadra in Hanumangarh, seven millimeters in Taranagar in Churu, 6.5 mm in Viratnagar in Jaipur, Taraganar in Sriganganagar received 5.6 mm, Sriganganagar and Churu five-five mm of rain.
According to a Meteorological Department spokesman, Mount Abu, the only hill tourist place in the state, recorded a minimum temperature of minus 3.4 degrees Celsius and Jaisalmer at 7.4 degrees Celsius. Punjab and Haryana also received rains and the minimum temperature was above normal. The meteorological department said here that Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, recorded a minimum temperature of 13.6 degrees Celsius, eight degrees Celsius above normal.
The Meteorological Department said that many areas of Himachal Pradesh received heavy snowfall in the last 24 hours, while many other parts of the state received rain. Shimla Meteorological Center Director Manmohan Singh said that Kalpa received 71 cm of snow in the last 24 hours, followed by 20 cm in Keylong and 12 cm in Kufri. Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department has issued a warning of dense fog in the plains and low hills of the state from January 7 to 9.