Heavy rains are expected in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand next week, while Delhi is expected to witness light rain and cloudy skies between 24-26 January. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the temperature is currently the same, but the minimum temperature may rise by the end of next week as the cold wave conditions improve.
“Due to disturbances from the west, there is potential for heavy rain in J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on 24 and 25 January. Light rain and cloudy weather is expected in Delhi from 24 to 26 January. 5 days. By the end of next week, lows will rise and highs will drop,” said IMD scientist Soma Sen Roy, quoted by news agency ANI.
The cold weather in northern India will start to affect nearby planes by January 23rd and continue until January 24th, the Meteorological Office said.
Several flights from Delhi this morning were delayed by fog, airport authorities said. The Korea Meteorological Administration predicted that the daytime maximum temperature would be mostly sunny with around 22 degrees Celsius. The cold wave in the metropolitan area is expected to ease from next week.
Considering the fresh snow in Himachal Pradesh, Shimla has also had a huge influx of tourists. New snow fell in the last 24 hours in the highlands of Lahaul-Spiti, Chamba, Kangra, Mandi, Kullu, Kinnaur, Sirmaur and Shimla provinces.
The IMD has also issued a heavy snowfall warning for the next five days.