Cold wave intensified again today with Hisar in Haryana freezing at 0 °C down by six notches & lowest in the plains of the country. Moradabad recorded the lowest maximum temperature of 13.8 °C in the plains yesterday. The hottest town of Himachal i.e. Una again recorded a low of just 0.2 °C, freezing for the second consecutive day. Churu remained the coldest plain area in Rajasthan today with minimum of just 0.6 °C. Mount Abu dropped below 0 °C and settled at -0.5 °C Adampur in Punjab dropped to 1.3 °C whereas Amritsar saw minimum of 1.4 °C . Bhatinda at 1.7 °C, Ludhiana at 2.6 °C. Also Narnaul in Haryana recorded minimum of 2 °C today. Chandigarh also at 4 °C.
Cold wave also swept across Delhi-NCR making it the coldest morning of the season. Safdarjung recorded a minimum of 4.9 °C whereas Palam saw a minimum of 5.7 °C. Pusa University(IARI) again remained the coldest in the region at 3.4 °C . Jafarpur & Mungeshpur at 4.1 °C and 4.2 °C, Ayanagar at 4.4 °C, Lodhi Road and Ridge at 4.6 °C.
In NCR Hindon recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 3.5 °C, Meerut at 6.8 °C and Faridabad at 6.9 °C.
In UP, few eastern parts of the state received light rainfall with Capital city Lucknow getting 5.4 mm of rain, Jhansi recorded 8.8 mm of rain. Due to the cloudy weather, most parts of eastern UP recorded higher minimum temperature. However western parts of the state recorded lower temperatures with Agra at 4.9 °C , Aligarh at 6 °C and Bareilly at 6.5 °C.
In the mountains, Leh dropped to -15 °C, Gulmarg at -8.2 °C, Pehalgam at -6.9 °C, Srinagar freezes at -1.9 °C and Jammu at 4.7 °C.
In HP, Keylong remained the coldest in the state with minimum of -9.1 °C , Kalpa -5.6 °C, Manali at a low of -3.2 °C, Dalhousie & Sundernagar at -0.1 °C , Bhuntar and Hamirpur at -0.4 °C and 0 °C. Solan at 0.4 °C. The state Capital Shimla recorded minimum of 1.7 °C.
In Uttarakhand, Tehri dropped to 1.2 °C, Mukteshwar at 1.1 °C and Joshimath at 1.7 °C Mussorie & Nainital at 2.1 °C and 5.2 °C. State Capital Dehradun recorded minimum of 4.9 °C today.