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IMD Issues Snowfall Alert in These States; Rain & Gusty Winds Likely in Delhi Today

Isolated to scattered light/moderate rainfall is forecasted over West Bengal-Sikkim &Jharkhand, Bihar & Odisha on 9 and 10 February, 2022. Read To Know!

Ayushi Raina
Snowfall is expected in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and other states.
Snowfall is expected in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and other states.

Weather Update: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that rain is expected in various states, including Punjab, Haryana, and West Bengal, today as well as tomorrow. Meanwhile, snowfall is expected in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and other states. 

The Western Disturbance is a trough in the middle and upper tropospheric westerlies that runs along long. 70°E to the north of Lat. 27°Nand an induced cyclonic circulation lies over northeast Rajasthan and the surrounding area in the lower tropospheric levels, causing scattered rainfall and snowfall, according to the weather agency's daily forecast. 

Rainfall Alert 

Isolated rainfall is expected across Punjab, Haryana-Chandigarh-Delhi, and East Rajasthan. 

Today's weather in Uttar Pradesh is expected to be scattered to fairly widespread, with thunderstorms, lightning, and hail. 

On February 10 and 11, 2022, isolated to scattered light/moderate rainfall is expected across West Bengal-Sikkim & Jharkhand, Bihar & Odisha. 

Meanwhile strong winds (speed 25-35 kmph) are expected over Punjab, Haryana and West Uttar Pradesh. 

Snowfall Alert 

On 9 February, there was scattered light/moderate rainfall/snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit-Baltistan, and Muzaffarabad, as well as fairly widespread to widespread rainfall/snowfall in Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. 

Today, isolated thunderstorms and lightning are also expected over Uttarakhand. 

Light Rains in Delhi 

Rain fell on the city overnight, despite the fact that the minimum temperature on Wednesday was 12.8 degrees Celsius, four degrees higher than the season's average. 

The weather office has forecast a generally cloudy sky with light rain or drizzle along with gusty winds. The maximum temperature is likely to settle around 22 degrees Celsius. 

With this rain, Safdarjung, Delhi's main meteorological station, has recorded 18.6mm of rain this month, 0.6mm higher than the monthly average of 18mm. According to local officials, the city received only 2.6mm of rain in February of last year. They also stated that the Capital might see heavy rain around February 17. 

According to statistics from the India Meteorological Department, Safdarjung received 16.7mm of rain between 8.30 a.m. on Tuesday and 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday.

During the same time period, Lodhi Road, Ridge, and Narela stations reported 14.2mm, 11.4mm, and 14.5mm of rain, respectively. 

Delhi recorded excess rainfall in January too, receiving 88.2mm during the month, which was not only four times the normal mark of 21.7mm, but also the all-time high for January in the last 121 years. 

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