North India to witness ‘Cold Waves’; Temperature in Chandigarh falls to 11.3 degree Celsius
The temperature dipped around 4.5 degree Celsius during daytime.Author : Priyanka Vinayak
North India experiences winters in the months
of October to March, as this time the weather remains pleasant and mildly cold
to very cold and temperature ranges between a freezing -2°C to 14°C. Winters
last till March in North India. Among the most well-planned cities of
India, Chandigarh is blessed with abundant greenery, gardens and lakes making it
an ideal place to visit in North India.
On Wednesday, The minimum temperature was recorded at 11.3 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature was 19.8 degrees Celsius in Chandigarh. The temperature dipped around 4.5 degrees Celsius during the daytime. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), cloudy weather is likely to continue on Thursday and Friday as well and light rain can be expected from Sunday onwards.
IMD officials stated “A western disturbance will affect the city from Wednesday onwards. So far, rain seems unlikely but partly cloudy weather can be expected. This will cause the maximum temperature to go down and the minimum temperature to rise. Snowfall is expected in Himachal Pradesh and this will cause the temperatures to drop further in the start of December.”
Today's temperature in Chandigarh is 17°c. Day's maximum temperature would hover at 20°c, while minimum temperature is predicted to be 13°c. Along with this, there is a possibility of light rain during the night. Even if there is a light drizzle, then there will be a huge drop in the night temperature.
Apart from this, The Indian Meteorological Department issued a forecast on Monday stating that depression would result in heavy rainfall in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh from November 30 to December 2. The depression might bring an overall change in weather in Delhi, Rajasthan, Haryana, Western Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand would undergo many changes. IMD has also predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal. Kerala and Mahe may also receive heavy rains along with Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema during this period.