Why have Delhi got colder nights than London?

It is being speculated that the cold of Delhi can break the record of the last 118 years

 The cold weather is that the minimum temperature in Delhi has fallen more than London these days.

According to the Weather Forecast website, the minimum temperature in London was estimated to be 6 degrees Celsius at the same time, while in Delhi it was estimated to fall by two degrees.

Why is it so cold?

It is being told by the Meteorological Department that the average temperature in December 1919, 1929, 1961 and 1997 was below 20 degrees. The Meteorological Department has said that till Thursday this year the average temperature in December was 19.85 degrees. By December 31, it is likely to be 19.15 degrees Celsius.

According to the Meteorological Department official, the month of December this year may be the second coldest December month after 1901. After all, why is it so cold in North India?

In this regard, Dr. Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the Regional Weather Forecasting Center (RWFC) in Delhi, says that the snowfall in the mountains is affecting the plains, as well as the dense fog, the sun is not showing and the temperature is down. Has happened.

Kuldeep further elaborates his points, "On 12, 13 and 21 December, due to the western disturbances, there was snowfall in the mountainous areas. Since this snowfall, very cold winds have been blowing. We call them 'North West Early Wind'. Along with this, there is a dense fog in the whole of North India, due to which the sun is not getting light and the maximum temperature is not increasing. ''

Who is it to be cold?

We often hear that it is freezing. But according to the Meteorological Department, how cold can be said to be cold and whether that situation has become in Delhi.

Kuldeep Srivastava tells about this that Delhi is currently in a cold-condition and it is entering towards the cold of winter.

He says, "Since December 14, Cold-A conditions have been prevailing in the entire Delhi NCR and North West area. Every year during winter season one or two days of cold day come. Sometimes this happens for more days. In 2014, it was in the same condition for eight consecutive days, before that in 1997 it was like 13 consecutive days.

"From December 15 to February 10, Cold Day, Seawear Cold and Cold Wave can become any of these three conditions."

Kuldeep Srivastava explains in simple terms to us the meaning of bitter cold. He says, "From the meteorological department, a normal temperature is set every five days. If the temperature falls below four and a half degrees below this normal temperature, then it is kept in the cold-day category, just as the normal temperature has been set at 20.4 degree Celsius. This temperature maximum has been set. In the current situation, the maximum temperature has reached five degrees below this, so it is freezing in the cold-day category.

After this, if the maximum temperature falls below six and a half degrees below the normal temperature set by the Meteorological Department, then it goes into the category of seawear cold. The Meteorological Department has estimated that in the coming days in Delhi, the condition of cold is increasing towards this category.


How will the situation be ahead?

Due to the cold in Delhi and nearby areas, children's holidays are also being done in schools. School holidays have been done in Gurugram, while in Delhi also these holidays will be done in the coming days.

Snowfall in the mountainous areas has also been reported on the New Year fire. Snowfall may occur in Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla on 31 December. This information has been given by Manmohan Singh, director of Shimla Meteorological Center.

The Meteorological Department said that cold weather is expected to continue in many parts of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh till December 29.

In many districts of Rajasthan, the temperature has gone below zero. In Sikar, the temperature reached minus 3 degrees on Thursday. At the same time, there can be a period of cold days in some parts of Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.

The Indian Meteorological Department said in the All India Weather Bulletin that from December 30, the west pressure will be active once again due to which there is a possibility of hail in some areas of North-West and Central India between December 31 and January 1.