The plains are suffering from a severe cold as a result of the continuous snowfall in the hill states. The people of Delhi-NCR, in particular, are being hit by a double whammy of cold and fog. The rain that has been falling for several days has added to the chill. Fog has also made it difficult to see the Sun properly. Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department has predicted that people will not be able to escape the cold for the time being.
The Meteorological Department predicts dense fog in parts of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, West UP, and Rajasthan over the next two days. At the same time, a cold wave warning has been issued for the 25th through 27th of January. According to the Meteorological Department, dense fog will be present in Madhya Pradesh until January 27. Aside from that, the state will be hit by a cold wave until January 26.
According to the Meteorological Department, the rain in Delhi in January broke a 122-year record and after Saturday's rain, Delhi has received 88.2 mm of rain this month. Since 1901, the month of January has seen the most rainfall. Previously, the capital city of Delhi received 79.7 mm of rain in 1989 and 73.7 mm in 1953.
The minimum temperature in Delhi may drop significantly. According to the Meteorological Department, the maximum temperature in the capital on Monday will be 17 degrees Celsius, with a low of 7 degrees. On Sunday, the low temperature in Delhi was 11 degrees Celsius.
On the other hand, there is no chance of relief from the weather in Himachal Pradesh on Monday. On Monday, the Meteorological Department issued a yellow warning for thunderstorms and snow in Kinnaur, Lahaul Spiti, Chamba, Mandi, Kullu, and Shimla. Thunderstorms with heavy rain are possible in Bilaspur, Kangra, and Solan.
At the same time, cloudy skies and light to moderate rain are possible in many districts across Punjab on Monday. The Meteorological Department has predicted that this week will be bitterly cold. Uttarakhand is also experiencing cold waves.