Today's weather, November 23: Winter intensifies in North India, it may rain in some parts of South
Cold wave conditions continue in Kashmir Valley. The temperature is below zero in most parts. At present, the temperature is below zero at tourist spots like Srinagar, Gulmarg, and Pahalgam. Srinagar recorded a temperature of -1.6 degrees Celsius on Monday morning, which is the lowest ever. It is believed that due to western disturbances, the weather activity will continue in the higher reaches of the region on November 24 and 29. The coldest winter in Kashmir falls between December 21 and January 31, which is called Chillai Kalan.
The winter season has now knocked. In the northern states, the process of drop in temperature (Weather News today) has already started. 12 to 16 degrees Celsius temperature was recorded in Bihar this month. According to a report, the weather will remain dry in the state for the next five days, due to which the temperature may decrease. Let us tell you that after the end of the low-pressure area in the Arabian Sea, the clouds have dispersed. At the same time, in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, the Meteorological Department has indicated that the weather in the area will remain clear for the next few days as well as the air quality will also be good. The temperature has started falling in many parts of UP too. Along with this, the possibility of cold winds is being expressed.
On the other hand, cold wave conditions continue in the Kashmir Valley. The temperature is below zero in most parts. At present, the temperature is below zero at tourist spots like Srinagar, Gulmarg, and Pahalgam. Srinagar recorded a temperature of -1.6 degrees Celsius on Monday morning, which is the lowest ever. It is believed that due to western disturbances, the weather activity will continue in the higher reaches of the region on November 24 and 29. The coldest winter in Kashmir falls between December 21 and January 31, which is called Chillai Kalan.
Along with this, according to the India Meteorological Department, light to moderate scattered or very widespread rain may occur in Karnataka, Kerala, Mahe, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal in the next five days. Heavy to very heavy rain may occur over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal from November 24 to 26. As far as the temperature is concerned, the minimum temperature is likely to drop by 2-4 degrees Celsius over most parts of Northwest and adjoining Central India during the next two days.
According to the department, there is a possibility of scattered thunderstorms in many parts of South and around Mumbai today. In the morning, dense fog is possible over Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Chhattisgarh, and many parts of the north-eastern edge of the Gangetic plain.
Slight improvement in air quality in Delhi due to strong wind
The air quality improved marginally and visibility improved on Monday due to strong winds lashing the national capital and its adjoining areas. Delhi recorded an average air quality index (AQI) of 311 during the last 24 hours as against 349 on Sunday. The competition was less. At the same time, the AQI was recorded at 330 in neighboring Faridabad, 254 in Ghaziabad, 202 in Greater Noida, 310 in Gurugram, and 270 in Noida.
Senior scientist at IMD R. Of. Jenamani said the visibility improved to 3,200 meters with westerly winds gusting up to 25 kmph. He said that during November so far it was only Monday when Palam observatory recorded visibility of more than 3,000 meters and such strong wind. SAFAR, an agency of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, which monitors air quality, said on Monday that the AQI remained at a very low level in the 'very poor' category. The agency attributed this to the reduction in incidents of stubble burning and strong wind.
According to SAFAR, strong winds are expected to continue on Tuesday as well, due to which further improvement can be seen in the air quality (in case there is no increase in the incidents of stubble burning). It said that the strong wind which prevailed on Monday is expected to persist on Tuesday as well. However, due to the forecast of slowing of wind speed from Wednesday, the air quality may be affected.
According to SAFAR, 909 incidents of stubble burning on Monday contributed six percent to Delhi's PM 2.5 particulate matter pollution. AQI between zero and 50 as 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor' and 401 and Between 500 is considered in the 'severe' category.
On the other hand, Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 27.5 degrees Celsius on Monday, which was marginally above normal this season, while the minimum temperature was 11.4 degrees Celsius, which is the normal temperature during this season of the year. The Meteorological Department has predicted haze in the morning on Tuesday while the sky will remain clear for the rest of the time. At the same time, the maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be 26 degrees and 11 degrees Celsius respectively.