Tribune News Service
New Delhi, January 18
Minimum temperatures are very likely to fall by 2-4°C during next three days (till January 21) and then rise by 2-4°C in subsequent three days over plains of Northwest India.
Cold day conditions are expected in pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar during the next two days, the IMD today said.
Currently, easterly winds are prevailing at lower levels over plains of North India. The reversal of winds from easterly to westerly/ northwesterly is expected from tonight. Under the influence of lower level wind reversal of winds, cold wave conditions are expected in isolated pockets over East Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi till January 20 and West Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan till January 21.
A fresh Western Disturbance is expected to affect Western Himalayan Region from January 22. Under the influence of its interaction with low level easterlies from January 23 scattered to widespread rain/snow likely over WHR between January 22 and 24 along with isolated rain/thundershower over adjoining plains of Northwest.