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Cold wave continues in parts of NW India; air quality turns severe in Delhi-NCR

Dense to very dense fog was reported in pockets of Punjab, Haryana,northwest Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Moderate fog was noticed at remoted pockets over Chandigarh, Delhi, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim and Tripura.

Patiala, Ambala, Gwalior, Bareilly, Sultanpur and Bhagalpur recorded visibility of lower than 25 m every at 5.30 am this morning. Jhansi, Baharaich, Varanasi, Patna, Purnea and Gaya recorded visibility of lower than 50 m every whereas the fog was a much less dense in Chandigarh, Delhi (Safdarjung), Gorakhpur, Agartala and Kailasaher which recorded visibility of lower than 200 m.

Visibility had began lowering since Thursday night. At 11.30 pm on Thursday, Gwalior recorded visibility of lower than 25 m; Patiala, Lucknow, Gorakhpur and Patna lower than 200 m every.



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Ambala, Delhi (Safdarjung), Bareilly, Baharich, Sultanpur, Varanaai, Gaya and Bhagalpur had recorded visibility of lower than 500 m every.

Most cities and cities in NCR recorded severe air quality, together with Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad and Greater Noida on Friday morning. Severe air with air quality index of over 400 can have an effect on wholesome individuals and significantly affect these with present well being circumstances, in keeping with the Central Pollution Control Board.

Many parts of northwest India are recording chilly day and chilly wave circumstances, in keeping with India Meteorological Department.

Cold day to severe chilly day circumstances occurred at few locations over east Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, west Uttar Pradesh and east Rajasthan. Cold wave to severe chilly wave circumstances occurred at many locations over Punjab, Haryana, at just a few locations over east Rajasthan, east Uttar Pradesh and at some locations over Delhi, west Uttar Pradesh and west Rajasthan.

The lowest minimal temperature over plains of northwest India was 1.1 diploma C (°C) recorded at Adampur in Punjab on Thursday.

Cold, dry northwesterly winds are blowing over the northern plains and adjoining parts of central India. Under its affect, chilly day to severe chilly day circumstances are seemingly in some pockets over Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar throughout subsequent the 2-3 days. Cold wave to severe chilly wave circumstances are seemingly in many pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and East Rajasthan in the course of the subsequent 2 days and reduce in spatial distribution and depth thereafter. Ground frost circumstances are additionally seemingly over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan in the course of the subsequent two days.

Dense to very dense fog is probably going over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, sub-Himalayan West Bengal, Sikkim and Bihar in the course of the subsequent two days and reduce in spatial distribution and depth thereafter. Dense fog in remoted pockets can also be very seemingly over Uttarakhand, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura in the course of the subsequent 2-3 days.



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