Punjab put on RED ALERT by IMD over dense fog for the next two days; Visibility to worsen before the New Year

Very Dense Fog was recorded at Amritsar, Ludhiana and Patiala at 08:30 A.M. today, i.e. 26 December

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Very Dense Fog was recorded at Amritsar. Ludhiana and Patiala (Punjab) at 08:30 A.M. today, i.e. 26 December. The visibility was recorded to be at a meagre 25 metres in these areas. It was a chilly morning as well as the minimum temperature dropped to 7 degrees in Jalandhar and Ludhiana and 8 degrees centigrade in Amritsar and Patiala. IMD has issued a red-alert in Punjab and Haryana for December 26 and 27, and orange-alert on December 28. Dense to very dense fog is likely to continue over Northwest & parts of adjoining Central India during next 3-4 days.


Dense fog can greatly impact travel and daily activities, posing challenges for commuters and residents alike. Reduced visibility on roadways and at airports can lead to disruptions and potential safety hazards. The Indian Meteorological Department IMD’s alert serves as a crucial heads-up for individuals planning to travel or engage in outdoor activities during the specified timeframe.


The IMD issues the following warnings for commuters due to the extreme weather:


Action suggested for transport and aviation:

  • Be careful while driving or outing through any transport
  • Use fog lights during driving
  • Be in touch with Airlines, Railways and State transport for schedule of your journey
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