India Weather Forecast Latest (Jan 29): Severe cold wave continues, dense fog enveloped Uttar Pradesh
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India's Weather forecast for January 29

During the last 24 hours, there will be some decrease in fog in Punjab and Haryana. Light to moderate fog will occur at some places over the next 24 hours in these two states. In Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, and Northeast states, due to extremely dense fog, normal life is expected to be affected. In Madhya Pradesh, moderate to dense fog may occur at one or two places.

Cold wave conditions are likely to continue in Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Saurashtra of Gujarat, and parts of Kutch and Madhya Pradesh. However, cold day conditions will be relieved in the plains states of North India including Uttar Pradesh and Gangetic plains, as day temperatures are expected to increase slightly.

As for January 29, isolated rain/snow is possible over Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim, whereas isolated showers are expected over Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, east Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Dense fog is likely over isolated pockets of Uttarakhand, Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Odisha, Assam, Meghalaya, and Tripura.

Cold day conditions are on the cards for isolated pockets of Uttar Pradesh. Cold wave to severe cold wave conditions is likely over some pockets of Punjab and Haryana, and over isolated pockets of East Rajasthan. Cold wave conditions have been predicted over isolated pockets of Uttar Pradesh, West Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Gujarat.

Apart from the cities of the plains of North India, there has been a drop in temperature in most parts of Madhya Pradesh, Kutch, north-eastern regions of Gujarat and even Saurashtra. In Uttar Pradesh, the temperature is going down from west to east due to which cold wave conditions are prevailing in these parts. In Bihar, the increased winter has disturbed normal life. At the same time, the speed of the winds is not very strong from the entire northwestern India to the Gangetic plains, due to which moderate to dense fog is also affecting the normal life and due to the fog, the day temperature is recorded below normal in the entire Gangetic plains.

There are many cities in Bihar where the maximum temperature is being recorded 4 to 6 degrees Celsius below normal and the same situation is also prevailing in Uttar Pradesh. The dense fog is also showing its effect in the Terai areas of Punjab, Haryana. Whereas in the national capital Delhi and southern areas of Punjab, Haryana, there is not much fog. Except for the northern parts of Rajasthan, there is no fog in the remaining parts.

India Weather Forecast Latest (Jan 29): Severe cold wave continues, dense fog enveloped Uttar Pradesh
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5-Day Nationwide Weather Forecast

Dry weather is likely across most of India, apart from isolated to scattered rains, which are expected over Andaman & Nicobar Islands in this forecast period, and light rainfall that is on the cards over Eastern India and adjoining areas on Thursday and Friday, Light rain or snow is also expected over Northeast India on Friday and Saturday.

Meanwhile, a fresh western disturbance could also bring light snow or rain over Northern India on Sunday and Monday. Dense to very dense fog will persist over some pockets of North-Central India and isolated places across the Northernwestern plains on Thursday. Low-temperature conditions are likely to prevail over Northern, Central, and Northeastern India in this period, and over Northwestern India from Thursday to Sunday. Cold day to severe cold day conditions has been forecast over Uttar Pradesh on Thursday. On the other hand, cold wave to severe cold wave conditions has been forecast over Punjab, Haryana, and East Rajasthan on Thursday and Friday.

As this cold spell over the WHR continues, cold day to severe cold day conditions will also prevail in some pockets of Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar over the next 2-3 days, the IMD predicts. Moreover, cold wave to severe cold wave conditions is also expected in some to many pockets of Punjab, Haryana, and Chandigarh during the next three days, whereas cold wave conditions will also hit isolated pockets of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Gujarat’s Saurashtra & Kutch subdivision over the next three days.

Maximum temperatures will be 2-4°C below average over Northern, North-Central, and Northeastern India in this period, and over Northwestern India from Thursday to Sunday. Maximum temperatures will be near normal or slightly higher in other areas in this period. Minimum temperatures will be below average over Central and Northeastern India in this period, and over Northern India and Northwestern India from Thursday to Saturday. Minimum temperatures will be higher over South-Eastern India on Thursday and Friday, and just slightly higher over Southern, South-Western, and Northeastern India in this period.

Delhi 5-day weather forecast

India Weather Forecast Latest (Jan 29): Severe cold wave continues, dense fog enveloped Uttar Pradesh
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Mumbai 5-day weather forecast

India Weather Forecast Latest (Jan 29): Severe cold wave continues, dense fog enveloped Uttar Pradesh
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Early February forecast

According to Skymet's weather analysis, around February 1, a new Western Disturbance may knock over the mountains of North India. Due to which the winds of cold winds coming from the mountainous regions of North India will slow down. Rain and snowfall will occur on the mountains between February 1 and 3.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a fresh western disturbance—an extratropical storm that originates in the Mediterranean region, travels eastwards, and brings precipitation over the northern parts of the Indian subcontinent during the winter months—is once again set to affect the North Indian weather starting Monday, February 1.

Under the influence of this system, isolated to scattered rains and/or snowfall, along with moderate thunderstorms and lightning, are expected over the Western Himalayan region (WHR) between February 1-3, 2021. “Dry weather is likely to continue in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh till January 31, after which we are expecting a spell of snow and rain of light intensity on February 2 and 3,” an official of the MET department told IANS. Improvement in both minimum and maximum temperatures is expected after January 31," the official added.

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