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Temperatures will drop in Delhi and Punjab; rain will fall more heavily in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar

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Until January 12, the Met department predicts scattered to fairly widespread rainfall in east Uttar Pradesh, east Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh.

New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted rain and a drop in temperature across several states and union territories in the coming days on Sunday (January 9, 2022).

The Met Department said in a weather bulletin issued at 1 p.m. that a convergence of winds from the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal at lower tropospheric levels is very likely over central and eastern India over the next 4-5 days.

“Scattered to fairly widespread light/moderate rainfall/snowfall is very likely over Western Himalayan Region until January 10 under the influence,” the IMD said.

Rainfall forecast

Until January 12, the IMD predicts scattered to fairly widespread rainfall in east Uttar Pradesh, east Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh.

It also said that between January 11 and 13, scattered to fairly widespread rainfall is very likely in Bihar, West Bengal, Sikkim, and Odisha, and between January 10 and 13, scattered to fairly widespread rainfall is very likely in Jharkhand.

While rain is expected in Arunachal Pradesh from January 11 to 13, it is expected in Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura on January 12 and 13.

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Minimum temperatures, a cold wave, and a fog warning have all been issued.


Minimum temperatures are 3-5°C above normal in many parts of northwest and central India, and near normal in the rest of north India, according to the Met Department.

It predicted a 3-5°C drop in minimum temperatures over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh over the next three days, with no significant change after that.

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“No significant change in minimum temperatures is very likely over Uttar Pradesh until January 11,” according to the IMD. “After that, temperatures will fall by 3-4°C.”

It also forecasted no significant changes in minimum temperatures in Gujarat until January 11, with a gradual rise of 2-4°C expected over the next three days.

According to IMD, isolated cold wave conditions are very likely over Rajasthan between January 11 and 14, and over Punjab and Haryana between January 13 and 14.

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Until January 14, dense fog in isolated pockets is very likely over Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh.

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