New Delhi (NVI): The second half of February marks the arrival of spring in most parts of India. This time witnesses the change in the weather as the day and night temperature starts increasing respectively.
However, some parts in north India plains are still under cold wave conditions, especially in Rajasthan. Alwar is the coldest city in the plains where the minimum temperature was recorded at 5.0 degrees Celsius, according to Skymet weather.
In Madhya Pradesh’s Betul and Sikar in Rajasthan the minimum temperature was recorded at 5.5 degrees Celsius
Narnaul in Haryana and Umaria in Madhya Pradesh recorded minimum temperature at 5.7 and 6.6 degrees Celsius respectively.
Apart from this, Amritsar in Punjab recorded minimum temperature at 7.0 degrees Celsius.
Churu in Rajasthan and Raisen in Madhya Pradesh both recorded a minimum temperature at 7.2 degree celcius.
Karnal in Haryana and Ludhiana in Punjab both shivered at 7.4 degrees celsius.
Delhi and NCR region also saw a slight increase in minimum temperature to 10.2 degrees Celsius from 9.0 degrees Celsius recorded yesterday.
The maximum temperature today is expected to be around 27 degrees Celsius, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
The overall air quality in the national capital today is in “poor” category.
According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the national capital stood at 235 which falls in the ” poor” category.
The IMD said that there wil be a rise in temperature by 2 to 3 degree celsius over Maharashtra during next 24 hours.
“No significant change temperature is expected in rest of the country,” it added.