New Delhi : In some parts of North India, the minimum temperature has been recorded. While the national capital was coldest of the season on Thursday morning. There had not been such a cold morning since 2015. The Meteorological Department is expecting a further drop in temperature in the northwestern parts of the country for the next few days. At the same time, the level of pollution is also increasing continuously.
The situation of air pollution in Delhi-NCR is again deteriorating. The air quality level in Delhi stood at 300 on Friday morning. However, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), pollution levels in India declined by 24 per cent in early March this year compared to last year. Pollution decreased by about 50 percent after the nationwide lockdown.
Head of the Meteorological Center Kuldeep Srivastava said that the main reason for the continuous fall in temperature and increasing cold is clear sky. He said that the month of November this year could be the coldest in the last four to five years. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature in northwest India is expected to gradually fall by two to four degrees Celsius during the next three days.
Due to the drop in temperature in Uttar Pradesh, light rain has occurred at different places. The Meteorological Department said that cold conditions would be normal in Ayodhya, Kanpur, Bareilly and Meerut divisions. Ballia recorded a maximum temperature of 29.5 degrees Celsius. Muzaffarnagar recorded a minimum temperature of 8.6 degrees Celsius.
According to the Meteorological Department, due to the fall in temperature, there is a possibility of rain or snowfall in many places in Jammu and Kashmir next week. The famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in northern Kashmir recorded a minimum temperature of 5.4 degrees Celsius. Many places in the hilly state of Himachal Pradesh are experiencing severe cold. Keylong, the administrative center of Lahaul and Spiti, reached a temperature of 2 degrees Celsius. Kalpa in Kinnaur recorded a low of minus 1.2 degrees Celsius. Shimla, the state capital, recorded a minimum temperature of 4.6 degrees Celsius.
Predicting further fall in temperature in many areas of Rajasthan, the Meteorological Department has said that the night temperature will fall. The state’s only hill station, Mount Abu, recorded a night temperature of 2.2 degrees Celsius. Churu recorded a minimum temperature of 6.6 ° C, Pilani 8.3 ° C, Ganganagar 8.4 ° C and Bikaner 10.3 ° C.