Severe Weather Forecaster
Cold wave conditions are continuing in Northern areas of India and some areas of Gujarat
IMD reports from Rajkot indicated 8.9C temperature as the lowest after 8th Dec 2010 AND 4C BELOW NORMAL.
The mercury level dropped to 3.3 degrees celsius in Naliya, 12.3 degrees celsius in Deesa and
-1.6C in Mount Abu on Friday.
From North India
Saturday was the coldest day for Delhi city when temperature settled at 6.2C at minimum.
Narnaul in Haryana had temperature of 2.5C
Hisar had temperature of 4C
Rohtak had 4.8C
Karnal had 6.2C
Gurgaon - 6C
In Punjab, Amritsar had lowest temperature of 5.8C
Ludhiana,( My favorite place for winters in North India) had temp of 8.4C
In Jammu and Kashmir,
Srinagar had coldest day on Saturday with temp recorded of -5.2C
Pahalgam had -5.6C
Leh had -16C
Kargil had -10C
And Drass which is the SECOND COLDEST INHABITED PLACE IN THE WORLD must have temp of -20C
At night period, some portions of Dal Lake started to freeze but in sunshine the freezing went away.
Such cold weather is expected throughout the season
Some relief ( rise of minimum temperature around 1C is likely in next 48hrs)
Temperature fall again expected from Tuesday-Wednesday onwards.
Reason for such COLD WAVE
Direct winds from North pulling cool air over North India is causing such cold weather. Cold winds also moving towards Gujarat.
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WESTERN COAST OF MAHARASHTRA ALSO FACING THE COLD
17.8c in Santa Cruz area in Mumbai. People are sleeping without their fans switched on
PUNE HAS TEMP AROUND 14-15C AT MINIMUM
NASHIK HAD TEMP OF 9C TODAY MORNING!
Vidarbha the next place!!!
With temp above 18C from 8th Dec 2010, Vidarbha is the next place for the winter
As on 6th Dec 2010, temp was 12C in Nagpur but moisture followed by rainfall on 7th and 8th and humidity over 70%, Northerly winds are making their way in Nagpur
The expected Temp ( Min.) forecast for Nagpur is