15 Jan 2023

Weather News: Rajasthan Shivers In Record Breaking Cold ; Mercury Touches Minus Five In Sikar; Snowfall In Himalayan States Continues

New Delhi: This cold in Rajasthan has broken all records. The bone-chilling cold has made life difficult for the people in the Shekhawati area of the state, which is in the grip of severe winter.  Meanwhile, snowfall In Himalayan states Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and J&K continues.

The situation has become such that on Sunday, the thermometer's mercury reached minus 4.7 degrees in Sikar's Fatehpur. Due to this, a lot of snow has accumulated on the crops in the fields. At the same time, water has frozen in the utensils as well. 

In Fatehpur area of Sikar, crops have come under the grip of snow. The situation in Sikar's Fatehpur area is such that for the last two days the temperature here has remained below minus three degrees.

 Alerts of cold wave issued 

The wave of bone-chilling cold will continue for the next 6-7 days. According to the Weather Department, till January 18, yellow and orange alerts of cold wave have been issued in one and a half dozen districts of Rajasthan. During this period Jhunjhunu, Alwar, Sikar, Bikaner, Churu, Hanumangarh, Nagaur and Pali will experience severe cold due to strong cold wave.

Season's first snowfall in Uttarakhand's Dhanaulti

The mountains of Jammu-Kashmir, Himachal and Uttarakhand received snowfall on the second day on Saturday as well. The season's first snowfall occurred in Uttarakhand's Dhanaulti. 

Snow storm warning for J & K

Snow storm warning has been issued in 12 districts of Jammu and Kashmir. Chameli, Jashimath and Badrinath in Uttarakhand also received snowfall. Four highways, 245 roads are closed in Himachal Pradesh due to snowfall. The northern plain states are in the grip of cold wave.

In the capital Delhi, on January 17 and 18, the minimum temperature can go around 3 degrees. At the same time, in Rajasthan, the mercury fell by about 2 degree Celsius in a single day. It was minus 4 degrees in Mount Abu, while it was minus 3.5 degrees in Fatehpur.

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