India Weather Forecast Today (February 2): Severe cold in Delhi, isolated rain expected over Tamil Nadu
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India's Weather forecast for February 2

For the rest of Monday, isolated rain or snow is possible over Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh. Isolated rain is expected over Tamil Nadu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Dense to very dense fog is likely over isolated pockets of Uttar Pradesh. Dense fog is expected over isolated pockets of Bihar and Sikkim.

Cold day to severe cold day conditions is likely over some pockets of Bihar and over isolated pockets of east Uttar Pradesh. Cold day conditions are likely over isolated pockets of Sikkim. Cold wave to severe cold wave conditions is possible over some pockets of Bihar. Cold wave conditions are likely over isolated pockets of Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Sikkim, and Odisha.

As for February 2, isolated rain/snow is possible over Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh, and Himachal Pradesh. Isolated rain is expected over Tamil Nadu and Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Dense to very dense fog is likely over isolated pockets of Uttar Pradesh. Dense fog is predicted over isolated pockets of Bihar and Sikkim. Cold day conditions are likely over some pockets of Bihar and East Uttar Pradesh. Cold Wave conditions are expected over isolated pockets of Bihar, West Bengal, and Odisha.

India Weather Forecast Today (February 2): Severe cold in Delhi, isolated rain expected over Tamil Nadu
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5-Day Nationwide Weather Forecast

Parts of north India are expected to start the month on wet not due to the presence of a western disturbance. The system is likely to bring light snow or rain over north India on Monday. The system could also bring isolated to fairly widespread snow or rain over north India and adjoining areas from Tuesday to Friday. Four days total precipitation of 30 mm is possible over Western Himalayan Region from Tuesday to Friday, cited Weather Online.

As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), dry northwesterly winds over plains of north India and adjoining parts of central India are likely to prevail during the next 2-3 days. Under its influence, cold wave to severe cold wave conditions is expected over some pockets of Bihar, Gangetic West Bengal, and Odisha during next the 2 days. Likewise, similar conditions will persist over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim, and Chhattisgarh during the next 24 hours and decrease in spatial distribution and intensity thereafter.

Cold day to severe cold day conditions is likely isolated to some pockets of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal, and Sikkim during the next 24 hours. Moreover, dense to very dense fog is possible over Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during the next 2 days.

Low-temperature conditions are likely over central India and northeast India in this period and over northwest India from Thursday onward. The low-temperature tendency is forecast to ease over central India and northeast India from Wednesday onward.

Maximum temperatures are 2°C to 4°C less than below average over north-central India, northeast India from Monday to Wednesday, and over plain areas of north India and adjoining areas from Thursday onward. Minimum temperatures are lower below average over central India and northeast India from Monday to Wednesday. Meanwhile, in south India, isolated rain is likely over Tamil Nadu on Monday and Tuesday and over Andaman & Nicobar Islands in this forecast period. Dry weather is expected over other areas in this forecast period.

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Delhi 5-day weather forecast

India Weather Forecast Today (February 2): Severe cold in Delhi, isolated rain expected over Tamil Nadu
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Mumbai 5-day weather forecast

India Weather Forecast Today (February 2): Severe cold in Delhi, isolated rain expected over Tamil Nadu
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Regional weather forecast for 1st week of February

North India: The week will commence with a western disturbance arriving over Jammu, Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand between the 1st and 4th of February. This system is likely to induce a cyclonic circulation over west Rajasthan on the 2nd of February which will later shift over Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Rain and snow are expected over the hilly states during the first half of the week. Punjab, Haryana, and north Rajasthan are likely to have rain and thundershowers between the 3rd and 5th of February. Rain belt will extend to cover Uttar Pradesh also between the 4th and 6th of February. The cold wave is expected to abate from North India by 2nd February. Dense fog will return over most parts during the second half of the week, said Skymet.

East and North-east India: Windy conditions will intensify the cold wave over parts of Bihar, Jharkhand, and North Bengal till the 4th of February. Light rain is quite likely over these parts between 5th and 6th February. Weather activity over North East India will confine to Arunachal Pradesh and Assam on the 6th and 7th of February.

India Weather Forecast Today (February 2): Severe cold in Delhi, isolated rain expected over Tamil Nadu
UV Index across India, February 2 (Photo: Weather Online)

Central India: Unseasonal rain and thundershowers with isolated hailstorms are expected over Vidarbha, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh between the 4th and 6th of February. Above normal temperatures are likely over parts of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha during the second half of the week. In contrast, Gujarat and western parts of Madhya Pradesh will witness mercury falling below normal during this period.

South India: South coastal parts of Tamil Nadu may witness light rain in the first two days of the week, the rest of the region will nearly remain dry for the entire duration. Day temperature will gradually rise to cause warm and humid conditions in the coming days.

Delhi NCR: Cold wave conditions are likely to abate early in the week itself. Rain and thundershower with the possibility of hailstorm in some areas are expected between the 3rd and 5th of February. Wind speed is expected to pick up the pace on February 3rd and 4th which may reduce the level of pollution. Few pockets may come under the ‘Moderate’ category. Rain is also expected on February 4th and 5th over many parts of Punjab, Haryana, western UP, and scattered over Delhi NCR. These rain and thundershower activities are expected to give much-needed relief to Delhi NCR by the 5th of February and onwards.

Chennai: No rain is expected for the capital city this week. Warm and humid conditions will gradually build up. Maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 32 and 22 degrees respectively.

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