SkyMet Weather, a private weather forecasting service, said temperatures in Delhi would not drop below freezing after weather experts predicted temperatures in the north Indian plain could drop to -4 degrees Celsius next week. “There are rumors circulating in newspapers and TV channels that at least #Delhi is below freezing. This is probably a false prediction to get some highlights. Don’t believe such unsubstantiated rumors. The ongoing WD (West Disturbance) is disappearing. , ” SkyMet weather tweet.
Delhi could witness at least 3-4 degrees between 16 and 18 January and isolated pockets could see at least around 2 degrees, but nowhere near zero, the agency said.
The lowest temperature in the capital on Saturday morning was 10.2 degrees Celsius, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). The Korea Meteorological Administration has predicted that there will be some clouds during the day. Highest temperatures are expected to settle at 21 degrees Celsius. Subzero minimums are possible in some parts of Rajasthan. In Sikar and Churu, the agency said after the capital recorded near-unprecedented cold snaps in early January.
Earlier, IMD said that cold conditions are likely to reappear in northwest India, peaking around January 15-16. The Bureau of Meteorology also predicted dense fog over parts of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and isolated areas over Uttar Pradesh. “Jammu Division, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, North Madhya Pradesh and an isolated pocket over Bihar are covered in thick fog and cold day conditions are also expected in an isolated pocket over Uttar Pradesh on 15 January,” it said. added.
Weather expert Navdeep Dahiya, founder of Live Weather of India, has predicted that between January 16th and 18th there will be severe cold. °c plain, wow!” he tweeted. The prediction sparked speculation about whether temperatures in Delhi would drop below freezing.