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IMD Warns of Heavy Rainfall in UP, Haryana in the Next Few Hours; Severe Cold to Continue In Delhi

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning for heavy rain across Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand during the next two hours. Light rain is also forecast in Haryana's Karnal, Yamunanagar, Shamli, Panipat, and Kaithal. Stay tuned for more Live updates.

Ayushi Raina
Heavy Rainfall in UP
Heavy Rainfall in UP

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted more heavy rainfall in various states including Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, and Delhi over the next few days on Wednesday. Meanwhile, cold day conditions are expected to persist in the national capital for two more days after which temperatures are expected to climb a few notches. 

Isolated/scattered rainfall over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, UP, north Rajasthan on 21 & increase thereafter with fairly widespread to widespread rainfall over the region during 22-23 January. 

During the next two hours, very light to light intensity rain would fall over and around Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar (Haryana), Gangoh, Muzaffarnagar, Deoband, Saharanpur, Khatauli, Hastinapur, Chandpur, Bijnor, Nazibabad (U.P.), and Roorkee (Uttarakhand). 

Isolated/scattered rainfall across MP from 21st to 23rd of January, and reduction thereafter. 

On 22nd of January, there was an isolated thunderstorm with hail across HP, Punjab, Haryana, West UP, north Rajasthan, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and Sikkim. 

Meanwhile, thunderstorms and hail are expected in areas of Madhya Pradesh on the 21st and 22nd.

While similar circumstances will persist over Bihar on the 22nd and 23rd of January, 2022, and over Jharkhand and Gangetic West Bengal on the 23rd of January, 2022. 

During the next two days, dense fog is expected in scattered areas across Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, north Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar. 

Cold Day Conditions in Delhi for 6 days in a Trot 

Parts of Delhi reeled under "cold day" conditions for the sixth day on the trot on Tuesday, and similar conditions are predicted for two more days. 

The minimum temperature at the Safdarjung Observatory considered the official marker for the city, settled at 8.5 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal.  The maximum temperature was 15.4 degrees Celsius, which was four degrees below than the normal temperature. 

Weather stations in Palam, Lodhi Road, Ridge Ayanagar, Jafarpur, Najafgarh, and Narela recorded 'cold day' and 'severe cold day' conditions. 

Under the influence of a new Western Disturbance, minimum temperatures in Northwest India are expected to climb by two to four degrees Celsius during the next five days, according to the IMD. 

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