LIVE Weather Updates | Cold Wave Alert: Freezing Weather Kills 124 in Afghanistan
Cold Wave, Rain Alert in North India LIVE Updates: According to the Meteorological Department (IMD), there may be light rain in Delhi on January 25. However, there is no forecast of rain on January 26, Republic Day, but the sky may remain cloudy.
- Winter rains have knocked in the country's capital Delhi.
- According to the Meteorological Department, Delhi may see light rain or drizzle.
- The Air Quality Index (AQI) of 305 was recorded in Delhi this morning.
Delhi Weather: Along with the news of weather changes in North India, the weather has also taken a turn in the capital, Delhi, once again. Light drizzle occurred in many areas here on Tuesday morning. The Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted light rain here tomorrow (January 25). For the last few days, the cold has been felt less in Delhi, but after the rains, the cold may increase here too.
Freezing Weather Kills 124 in Afghanistan
The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has confirmed that at least 124 people have been killed across the country due to the freezing weather. While confirming the fatalities, a spokesman for the State Ministry for Disaster Management said that about 70,000 livestock had also perished in what has been deemed as the coldest winter in a decade, reports the BBC.
Cold wave in North India: Kargil reports minus 16.8 degrees Celsius, while Leh recorded minus 10.2 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature.
"Widespread light to moderate rain/snow is likely to occur in the Valley and cloudy sky in Jammu division during the next 24 hours," an official of the Meteorological (MeT) department said. Srinagar had minus 2.3, Pahalgam minus 8.6 and Gulmarg minus 9.5 degrees Celsius as the minimum temperature.
The cold wave tightened its grip in Himachal Pradesh as tribal areas and higher reaches received light to moderate snowfall. The Rohtang pass top received 30 cm of snow followed by North Portal and South Portal of Atal Tunnel getting 17.5 cm and 15 cm snowfall.
Rains lashed several parts of Punjab and a few places in Haryana on January 24 as cold conditions persisted at many places in the two states.
IMD Weather Forecast: Delhi may Witness A Rainy Republic Day This Year!
Republic Day plans can be washed away in the rain. According to IMD, it will be cloudy throughout the day in Delhi and it may rain in some places. Delhi's meteorological station, Safdarjung Observatory, recorded a minimum temperature of 12.3 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. This is 5 degrees Celsius more than normal. Also, it is the highest ever in the month of January.