Temperatures in parts of northwest India to remain 4-6°C above normal: IMD

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New Delhi (NVI): The temperatures over parts of Northwest and adjoining Central and East India will remain 4 to 6 degrees Celsius above normal for next two days, as winter is on its way out in North Indian plains, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

According to the IMD’s weather bulletin, “The temperatures are above normal by 4 to 6 degrees Celsius over most parts of Northwest India and adjoining parts of Central and East India.”

It is likely to continue during next 2 days and then fall by 2-4 degrees Celsius subsequently, it added.

Meanwhile, Delhi will experience 7 degree Celsius above normal temperature today with the maximum temperature reaching 33 degree Celsius. The minimum temperature to remain 17.8 degrees Celsius in the national capital, IMD said.

The Met department also informed that the Himalayan region of India will witness widespread of rain and snowfall accompanied with thunderstorm and lighting during next 24 hours.

“Under the influence of a western disturbance as a cyclonic circulation over Pakistan & neighborhood and an induced cyclonic circulation over north Pakistan & adjoining West Rajasthan in lower tropospheric levels,” IMD’s bulletin said.

It added that fairly widespread to widespread rainfall/snowfall very likely over Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan and Muzaffarabad during next 24 hours.

Also, scattered to fairly widespread rainfall/snowfall over Himachal Pradesh during the same period and isolated to scattered rainfall or snowfall over Uttarakhand during next 2 days.

Furthermore, IMD predicted that due to western disturbances, slight fall in temperature is expected in these regions on March 1 and 2.