A bulletin issued by IMD states that on Wednesday, Delhi, Gohana, Gannaur, Colonel, Panipat, Faridabad, Ballabgarh (Haryana), Dadri, Gulethi, Pilkhua, Hapur, Shamli, Sambhal, Amroha, Moradabad (U.P. ) Meem, Gohana, Gannore, Karnal, Panipat, Palwal, Charkhadari, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Rohtak (Haryana), Greater Noida, Noida, Dadri, Secunderabad, Golothi, Pilkhua, Hapur, Muzaffarnagar, Bijnor including some cities in UP and Haryana It is expected to rain.
06-01-2021; 0615 IST; Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Isolated places of South, Southwest, Northwest Delhi, Rewari, Bhiwadi, Manesar, Gurugram, Farukhnagar, Aurangabad, Hodal, Palwal (Haryana), Muzaffarnagar, Bijnor,
– India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) January 6, 2021
On the other hand, snowfall occurred in the mountainous regions of North India and rain in the plains, while Kashmir remained cut off from the rest of the country for the second consecutive day due to the closure of the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and Mughal Road due to snowfall. IMD said that for the third consecutive day in the national capital, there was rain at some places and 13.2 degrees Celsius, six degrees above the minimum normal. In Delhi, the minimum temperature reached 1.1 degrees Celsius on Friday, the lowest in 15 years. Was Due to dense fog, visibility was reduced to ‘zero’ meter. The city received heavy rain with thunderstorms on Sunday. Safdarjung Observatory recorded 39.9 mm of rain between 8.30 am on Saturday morning and 2.30 pm on Sunday.
06-01-2021; 0340 IST; Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Isolated places of South, Southeast, East, Northeast Delhi, Gohana, Gannaur, Karnal, Panipat, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh (Haryana), Gr. Noida, Noida, Dadri, Gulothi,
– India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) January 5, 2021
On Tuesday, fresh snowfall in the high hills of Garhwal and Kumaon in Uttarakhand and intermittent rains in low-lying areas led to severe cold and chill in the entire state. Snowfall continued in high altitude areas of Garhwal and Kumaon such as Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Munsiyari, etc., causing thick sheets of snow. In the plains like Dehradun, continuous rains continue.
Due to the late snowfall late Monday, eight villages in the Harshil valley including Gangotri and Yamunotri Dham in Uttarkashi district, dozens of villages in the Gith Patti of Budkot and the mountainous region of Mori have been completely covered with snow. There has also been a significant drop in temperature due to snowfall and rain. The minimum temperature in Yamunotri was minus six degrees and the minimum temperature in Gangotri was recorded at one degree Celsius.
The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and Mughal Road remained closed for the second consecutive day on Tuesday due to snowfall in the Kashmir Valley, due to which the road connectivity of Kashmir has been broken from the rest of the country. Around 4500 vehicles are stranded at many places on this highway. An official of the traffic control department said, “The Jammu-Srinagar National Highway is closed due to snowfall at various places, especially around the Jawahar Tunnel.”
He said that snow removal work is going on and all efforts are being made to remove the vehicles stuck on the 260 km long route. At the same time, the Mughal road connecting Jammu and Srinagar via Shopian-Rajouri is closed for several days due to heavy snowfall in the area.
Srinagar has been experiencing moderate snowfall for the last three days, but traffic movement continues smoothly with the snow removal campaign going on. The administration is ensuring that essential services are least affected in the city and other places in the valley due to the snowfall.
The Meteorological Department office said that moderate to heavy snowfall was forecast in the next 24 hours in some places, especially in high altitude areas of South Kashmir, Gulmarg, Banihal-Ramban, Poonch, Rajouri, Kishtwar and Zanskar, Dras and Union Territory of Ladakh. is. Heavy rains lashed Jammu and other plains, and high-altitude areas received intermittent snow for the third consecutive day.
Due to the rise in minimum temperature in Punjab and Haryana, people got some relief from the harsh cold. On Tuesday, the minimum temperature was recorded above normal in many parts of both the states. An official of the India Meteorological Department said that Chandigarh, the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, recorded a minimum temperature of 14 degrees Celsius, nine degrees above normal.
Rain has also been recorded in the last 24 hours in some parts of Punjab and Haryana. In the last 24 hours, light to moderate rains occurred at different places in western Uttar Pradesh, while in the eastern areas, there was a thunderstorm in some places. According to a statement released by the Meteorological Department on Tuesday, Banda recorded the lowest minimum temperature in the state at six degrees Celsius. The department estimates that on January 6, there will be a dense fog shade somewhere. Generally, the weather will be dry.
According to the information given by the department, there is also a possibility of lightening of the sky with lightning in one or two places in western Uttar Pradesh. Due to the activation of western disturbances in Rajasthan, there has been light to moderate rains in many districts of the state during the last 24 hours.
Chennai and its suburbs have been receiving heavy rains since Tuesday morning due to which the authorities had to decide to release extra water from the Chamberambakkam reservoir here, while the people living on the banks of the Adyar river have been asked to be vigilant.