The outbreak of cold wave is continuously increasing actively in all the twelve districts of Himachal Pradesh. People living in the plains as well as the hilly areas of Himachal Pradesh are continuously facing the cold winter. For the first time in the entire winter season, the minimum temperature of minus 12.4 degrees Celsius has been recorded by IMD Shimla in Kukumseri area of Lahaul-Spiti district. Earlier, on Tuesday, January 16, the minimum temperature of Kukumseri area was recorded by IMD Shimla at 11.1 degrees Celsius, the lowest in this winter season. On the other hand, all the plain areas of Himachal Pradesh are facing poor visibility due to severe cold and fog. The minimum temperature in the plain districts of Una and Mandi of Himachal Pradesh has once again been recorded at zero degree Celsius by IMD Shimla.
The weather will remain pleasant in Himachal Pradesh for the next eight days –
According to Meteorological Center Shimla, the weather has been predicted to remain completely clear in Himachal Pradesh for the next eight to ten days. According to Himachal Pradesh Meteorological Department, the weather is going to remain completely clear in all parts of Himachal Pradesh till Thursday, January 25. On the other hand, yellow alert of severe fog and cold wave has been issued in all parts of all the plain districts of Himachal Pradesh for the next two days. From January 20 to January 21, extremely dense fog is likely to prevail in the morning over isolated parts of Bilaspur, Una, Noorpur area of Kangra district, Paonta Sahib and Dhaula Kuan area of Sirmaur district and Baddi and Nalagarh area of Solan district in Himachal Pradesh and There are full possibilities of frost. An advisory has been issued to the drivers of all the plain areas of Himachal Pradesh to travel with utmost caution. Today on Friday, the weather is expected to remain clear in Himachal Pradesh’s capital Shimla and all the surrounding areas.
Know in which area of Himachal Pradesh the minimum temperature was recorded –
Minimum temperature of minus degree Celsius in five areas of Himachal Pradesh and minimum temperature of zero degree Celsius in five areas has been recorded by IMD Shimla. According to IMD Shimla, the minimum temperature in Himachal Pradesh capital Shimla was 3.2 degrees Celsius, the minimum temperature in Sundernagar area was 0.3 degrees Celsius, the minimum temperature in Bhuntar area was 0.3 degrees Celsius, the minimum temperature in Kalpa area was -2.8 degrees Celsius, the minimum temperature in Dharamshala area was 5.2 °C, minimum temperature in Una district 0.6 °C, minimum temperature in Nahan region 8.2 °C, minimum temperature in Palampur region 3.0 °C, minimum temperature in Solan district 2.2 °C, minimum temperature in Manali region -0.7 °C, Kangra Minimum temperature in the district is 3.6 degree Celsius, Minimum temperature in Mandi district is 0.6 degree Celsius, Minimum temperature in Chamba district is 3.1 degree Celsius, Minimum temperature in Dalhousie region is 2.8 degree Celsius, Minimum temperature in Jubbarhatti region is 4.8 degree Celsius, Minimum temperature in Kufri region is 1.4 degree Celsius, Minimum temperature in Kukumseri area -12.4 degree Celsius, Minimum temperature in Narkanda area -0.7 degree Celsius, Minimum temperature in Bharmour area 1.5 degree Celsius, Minimum temperature in Reckong Peo area 2.8 degree Celsius, Minimum temperature in Seaubag area zero degree Celsius, Minimum temperature in Dhaula Kuan area was 9.0 degrees Celsius, the minimum temperature in Barthin area was 2.6 degrees Celsius, the minimum temperature in Samdo area was -6.0 degrees Celsius and the minimum temperature in Sarahan area was 1.0 degrees Celsius recorded.
Dense fog covered all the plains including Nahan of Sirmour district, cold suddenly increased –
After all the plains of Himachal Pradesh, there is a very dense fog on the hills of Sirmour district administration headquarters Nahan on Friday morning. Due to which, the severe cold in Nahan has suddenly increased once again and people have been seen cooking by burning bonfires even during the day time. Before this, the industrial areas of Kala Amb and Paonta Sahib of Sirmour district have also been covered with dense fog for a long time. But now the cold wave has increased due to the dense fog gradually reaching the hilly areas. On one hand, half of Sirmour city is facing problems due to interruption of electricity supply at night, while on the other hand, due to dense fog during day time, people are facing problems due to cold.
For the first time in 122 years, the lowest rainfall recorded in entire Himachal Pradesh till January 18 –
Shimla has recorded the lowest IMD in entire Himachal Pradesh for the first time in 122 years till January 18 this year in 2024. In Himachal Pradesh, 99.7 percent less rainfall than normal has been recorded from January 1 to January 18. Due to lack of rain and snowfall, drought conditions are arising in the entire Himachal Pradesh. Due to least rainfall and snowfall since 1901, January 2024 has been included in the top ten years.
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Director of Meteorological Center, Shimla, Surendra Pal told Diary Times correspondent Kumud Sharma that on Wednesday, January 17, light rain and snowfall has been recorded in some areas of Himachal Pradesh. 43.1 mm rainfall in Himachal Pradesh from January 1 to January 18 is considered normal. In the year 2024, only 0.1 mm rainfall has occurred in Himachal Pradesh. According to all the data available since the year 1901, the lowest rainfall and snowfall has been recorded in the entire Himachal Pradesh in the year 2024. Earlier in the year 1966, 99.6 percent less rainfall and snowfall than normal was recorded by IMD Shimla. Even in the year 1902, 92.4 percent less rainfall than normal in entire Himachal Pradesh was recorded by IMD Shimla.
Dense fog once again engulfs Himachal Pradesh’s BBN, increased cold for people –
After a day, the industrial areas of Baddi, Barotiwala and Nalagarh of Himachal Pradesh are again engulfed in dense fog. There has been a dense fog in BBN since morning. Whereas a day ago, after almost two weeks, there was bright and shining sunshine in the BBN area and people also got relief from the cold. But on Friday, due to sudden dense fog, we are facing very poor visibility. Also, due to dense fog, the severity of severe cold has increased once again. Drivers are also being advised to drive carefully due to poor visibility.
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