New Delhi (NVI): The night temperatures are expected to fall in Delhi, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh as the last rainy spell of the season has come to a halt.
The second active Western Disturbance of February has now moved away after giving fairly widespread rain and thundershower activities over northwest plains, according to a SkymetWeather report.
Due to these rains, the maximum temperatures of Northern Plains dropped by four to five degrees leading to Winter chill during daytime as well.
Partly cloudy sky are expected to persist at some parts of Northern Plains today, particularly West Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana including Delhi NCR.
At present, there is no city in the plains where the minimum temperature is below 5 degrees.
Narnaul in Haryana is the coldest city in the plains where the minimum temperature was recorded at 7.5 degrees Celsius, according to Skymet Weather.
Amritsar in Punjab and Sikar in Rajasthan both recorded minimum temperature at 9.0 degrees Celsius.
Rajasthan’s Pilani and Bikaner recorded minimum temperature at 9.9 and 10.5 degrees Celsius respectively.
Patiala in Punjab and Rangia in Assam both recorded a minimum temperature at 11 degrees Celsius.
Apart from this, Hisar in Haryana, Chandigarh and Churn in Rajasthan recorded a minimum temperature at 11.3, 11.4 and 11.5 degree Celsius respectively.
Delhi and NCR region also saw a slight decrease in minimum temperature to 13 degrees Celsius from 15.8 degrees Celsius recorded yesterday.
The maximum temperature today is expected to be around 24 degrees Celsius, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
The overall air quality in the national capital today is in “satisfactory” category.
According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the national capital stood at 66 which falls in the “satisfactory” category.
The IMD said that there will be a gradual fall in minimum temperature by 2 to 3 degree Celsius over west India during next three days.
“No significant change temperature is expected in rest of the country,” it added.