Remoted showers, however rain in north-west India severely poor in 12 months’s first fortnight
Chandigarh, January 13
Remoted showers had been skilled at just a few locations in north India over the previous 24 hours, however rainfall within the first fortnight of 2023 has been severely poor in Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh.
Rainfall has been poor by 99 per cent in Haryana and by 96 per cent in Punjab, whereas Himachal Pradesh has recorded a shortfall of 83 per cent to date this month, in line with info launched by the India Meteorological Division (IMD) on Friday.
From January 1 until January 13, Haryana obtained only a hint of rain towards the conventional 6.10 mm for this era. All the state remained dry aside from some areas in Mewat and Ambala districts.
Equally, solely two districts in Punjab — Jalandhar and Nawanshahr — have obtained rain. The state has recorded 0.40 mm rain towards the conventional of 10.90 mm for the aforementioned interval.
The hill state of Himachal Pradesh obtained 6.4 mm rain throughout this era towards the conventional of 38.10 mm. All districts within the state obtained various quantities of rain, although poor, besides Una, Hamirpur and Solan.
Mild to average rain and snow was skilled at many locations in Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir since Thursday, whereas the minimal temperatures had been within the vary of 6-12 levels Celsius over the plains of north-west India over the previous 24 hours. Dense fog additionally prevailed over some elements.
In its climate bulletin issued on Friday, the IMD has predicted a gradual fall in minimal temperatures by 3-5 levels Celsius over many elements of northwest India by January 16, however no important change thereafter.
Chilly wave to extreme chilly wave circumstances are probably over some elements of Himachal Pradesh from January 15-17 and over Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh from January 16-18 January, the IMD has forecast.
Dense to very dense fog can also be anticipated to proceed in some elements throughout night time and morning hours over Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh in the course of the subsequent 5 days and chilly day circumstances are prone to prevail in some pockets of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh from January 15-17.