The Meteorological Department has said that the maximum temperature is likely to be around 22 degrees Celsius on Sunday. Moderate fog was recorded in many parts of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, North-West Madhya Pradesh, Bihar and Tripura this morning while dense fog was recorded in South Punjab and North-West Rajasthan. Visibility was zero in Bathinda, while in Ganganagar the visibility was recorded around 25 metres.
According to the Meteorological Department, due to the activation of Western Disturbance, the day temperature is expected to drop in different areas of Rajasthan in the next few days. According to the Meteorological Department, a new Western Disturbance will be active from December 26. Due to its effect, there is a strong possibility of light and moderate rain with thundershowers at isolated places in the districts of Bikaner, Jaipur and Ajmer divisions of the state from 26 to 28 December. During this, the day temperature may drop by four to five degrees Celsius.
Temperature in Delhi at 7 degrees, air quality still in ‘severe’ category
The IMD has said that due to rain in Odisha too, the temperature may again drop in the next few days. The Bhubaneswar Meteorological Center said in a bulletin that the minimum temperature has increased in many areas in Odisha. The temperature in six areas was below 10 degree Celsius.
According to the bulletin, Sundergarh recorded a minimum temperature of 8 degrees Celsius, while Phulbani and Daringbadi in Kandhamal district recorded a minimum temperature of 8.5 degrees Celsius. The Meteorological Office said that there will be no major change in the minimum temperature in the state in the next four-five days. The bulletin said that light to moderate rain or thundershowers are expected at some places in Sundergarh, Jharsuguda, Keonjhar during 24 hours from Monday morning.
Weather Forecast: Rain and snowfall in these areas for the next 3-4 days, cold weather likely, dense fog in North India
Here in the national capital Delhi, the air quality index has again reached the severe category. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air quality of the national capital Delhi was recorded in the ‘severe’ category for the sixth consecutive day on Sunday. AQI 430 was recorded in Delhi on Sunday morning which is serious.
On Saturday also, the 24-hour average air quality index in Delhi at 4 pm was 431. Earlier it was 415 on Friday, 423 on Thursday, 407 on Wednesday and 402 on Tuesday. An AQI between zero and 50 is considered ‘good’, between 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’, between 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, between 201 and 300 ‘poor’, between 301 and 400 as ‘very poor’ and 401 and above 500 is considered ‘serious’.
This has happened 24 times in Delhi so far this year when the air quality index was recorded in the severe category in a span of 24 hours. There were 11 such days in the month of November.