The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has brought good news for the residents of Delhi, forecasting a clear sky for Sunday with misty conditions expected in the morning. This comes after the capital city recorded a chilly minimum temperature of 5.2 degrees Celsius on Saturday, with the maximum temperature reaching 23.6 degrees Celsius.
Key Highlights from the IMD Bulletin:
- Temperature Rise: Delhi is set to experience a slight increase in temperature, with predictions indicating a rise of at least two notches on Sunday.
- North and Central India: The IMD bulletin also mentions a predicted increase in the minimum temperatures by 3-5 degrees across northwest, east, central, and west India over the next five days.
- Rainfall Predictions: Light rainfall is expected in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal from February 12 to 14.
- Thunderstorms Forecast: Light intensity thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are likely in parts of Madhya Pradesh, Vidarbha, and Chhattisgarh on Sunday and Monday. Similar weather conditions are expected in Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal between February 13 and 14.
- Telangana: Isolated rainfall is anticipated in Telangana on Sunday.
Weather Conditions Across India:
- Cold Wave Continuation: Cold wave conditions persisted on Saturday in parts of Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand, and West Bengal.
- Temperature Extremes: The highest maximum temperature on Saturday was recorded in Kannur, Kerala, at a scorching 38.1 degrees Celsius.
The latest weather update from IMD provides a mixed bag of clear skies, rising temperatures, and isolated rainfall across different parts of India. While Delhi residents can look forward to clearer skies and warmer days, other regions brace for light rain and thunderstorms, marking a diverse climatic pattern across the country.