Dense fog to grip Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, UP; No relief for next 3 days

December 25, 2018 1:08 PM |

Fog in IndiaWith Christmas, dense fog has finally arrived over the northwestern plains of the country. Tuesday morning saw visibility dropping to zero at various parts of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. This year, dense fog has made a delayed arrival as compared to previous years.

Further, fog is likely to tighten its grip over parts of northwestern plains now. According to Skymet Weather, we can expect dense to very dense fog over the region during the next 2-3 days.

As per weathermen, weather conditions are conducive as all the factors required for the formation of fog are present in the atmosphere. Light winds, low minimum temperatures and moisture are the three prominent conditions for fog.

Due to the prevalence of cold northwesterly winds, minimum temperatures have decreased all across the plains. Moreover, the speed of winds is light to very light. Besides this, passage of week Western Disturbances in the higher latitudes is providing moisture in the atmosphere.

Hence, dense fog prevailed over many parts of the region. Places such as Sriganganagar, Bhatinda, Churu, Rewari, Narnaul, Hisar, Bhiwani, Amritsar and Delhi recorded dense to very dense fog, with visibility varying from 0 to 50 meters.

Till December 28, dense to very dense fog is expected to engulf the northwestern plains. Thereafter, there might be some improvement but that would be marginal one only.

Also, these conditions foggy conditions would also be staying for a longer duration now. This would be instrumental in further drop in day temperatures.

Image Credit:en.wikipedia.org

Any information taken from here should be credited to skymetweather.com


For accurate weather forecast and updates, download Skymet Weather (Android App | iOS App) App.

Weather Forecast

Other Latest Stories

Weather on Twitter
During the next 24 hours, #Monsoon will remain vigorous over parts of #Assam and #Meghalaya, bringing heavy to very… t.co/2wC3jYn5tY
Wednesday, June 26 16:00Reply
#Weather alert for #Nagaland Heavy #rain and #thundershowers with gusty wind at many places with few very heavy spe… t.co/KX8A8vbdi4
Wednesday, June 26 15:54Reply
Moderate to heavy rains with few very heavy showers of rain will occur over #Assam and #Meghalaya. Here's all you n… t.co/S3gXpOTJXD
Wednesday, June 26 15:30Reply
Sub-Himalayan #WestBengal and #Sikkim will continue to witness good #rain and #thundershowers for the next two to t… t.co/dvSmnpv5oH
Wednesday, June 26 15:00Reply
#Weather alert for #Gujarat Spell of #rain and #thundershowers with gusty winds at scattered places over #Ahmedabadt.co/LCfS2ZDQ9E
Wednesday, June 26 14:56Reply
Now, we expect light to moderate rain and #thundershowers over Madhya #Maharashtra, while moderate to heavy #rainst.co/AQ022471YU
Wednesday, June 26 14:30Reply
#Weather alert for #Jharkhand Few spells of #rain and #thundershowers at some places with strong gusty winds over m… t.co/DMFcVyGnnn
Wednesday, June 26 14:05Reply
#Weather alert for #MadhyaPradesh Light to moderate #rain and #thundershowers with gusty winds will occur at multip… t.co/5gy66DSvCc
Wednesday, June 26 14:03Reply
In the coming days, #Assam and #Meghalaya will continue to witness extremely heavy rainfall activity and light to m… t.co/1sI2wJ81Np
Wednesday, June 26 14:00Reply
At present, #Cherrapunji in #Meghalaya is the rainiest place in India with 159 mm of rainfall. t.co/hEVhYgfkPy
Wednesday, June 26 13:30Reply

latest news

USAID Skymet Partnership

Skymet weather

Download the Skymet App

Our app is available for download so give it a try