Cold ! Cold Wave creeps into Maharashtra.Reported readings of 7th. Jan 2011
New record for Ahmadnagar.
The Minimum temperatures of Friday, 7th. Jan :
Ahmadnagar: 1.7c, lowest ever. previous record, 2.2c on 7th. Jan 1945.
In H.P. the Surajtal and Chandratal lakes and 70-km stretch of Chandrabhaga river, a tributary of Spiti, have completely frozen.
Lowest was at kelong: -15c
Haryana; Narnaul: 0.5c,
Rajasthan; Mt. Abu: -3c, Jaisalmer: 1.1c,Bikaner airport; -2.9c, Bikaner; 0c -lowest ever record retouched,
M.P.: Rewa -1.2c, Pachmarhi -0.9c, Umaria -0.2c,
Orissa: In Daringbadi, Kandhamal district, minimum temperature was recorded -1c with thin ice forming on roof-tops and foliages
Kashmir: Leh: -16.2c.
However, parts of the Dal Lake, nallahs, taps and other water bodies remained frozen.
Ignoring the warning of the administration not to walk on frozen surface, people, including children and tourists, could be seen posing for photographs on the frozen surface.
And the days ? Check the day temperatures on the 7th. jan here. Especially the many 7c's in Punjab recorded as the day's high !
In Pakistan, the Sindh region remains in a cold grip. Coldest in Sindh was at Nokundi which froze at -3.3c on Friday.Sibbi at -1c remains cold, with Islamabad at 0c.Karachi was at 7c on friday.In the Baloch hills, it was -9c at Kalat.
Some rain/snow expected in extreme west of Nepal on Saturday. The temperatures could fall marginally by a degree in the west and central regions and Terai. Khatmandu was at a minimum of 2c on Friday.