The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday issued a fog warning for the next five days for many north Indian states. Dense to very dense fog is very likely in many pockets of Punjab and in a few pockets over Haryana and Chandigarh in the next 24 hours.
Dense fog is likely to occur in isolated pockets over West Uttar Pradesh and North Rajasthan, IMD said.
For Dec 27, dense to very dense fog is very likely in some pockets over Punjab, according to IMD
However, dense fog is very likely in isolated pockets of Haryana, Chandigarh and West Uttar Pradesh and would continue for the remaining three days.
Delhi is likely to face biting cold conditions over the next 24 hours.
IMD said: “Dense to very dense fog in many places very likely to continue over Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh in early morning hours of 25th December. Thereafter, dense fog in isolated pockets very likely to continue over these sub-divisions for subsequent 4 days.”
It also forecast: “Dense Fog in isolated pockets also very likely over Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Bihar, West Bengal & Sikkim, Odisha, Assam and Tripura in early morning hours of 25th December; over Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan in the night and morning hours of 25th-26th December and decreases in intensity thereafter.
The IMD has predicted cold waves and cold day warning in several areas.
On Saturday, the Northern Railway informed that 14 Delhi-bound trains were running late, due to dense fog in the national capital region. On Friday too, dense fog engulfed North India bringing down visibility.
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