Posted Wed Night
Cold Snap from an Arctic /Polar Vortex...
Lowest Minimum Temperature in N.America on Wednesday Morning was at Eureka AP, Nunavat at -45c. Wind Chill here was -55c.(Hottest Place in the World today was +45c at Learmonth AP , Australia)
Prince Albert Ap saw -39c, Crosby AP in N.Dakota was at -33c, Rice Lake AP (Winconsin ) saw -32c, Chicago Rockford Intl. AP was at -26c.
Sub-Continent Outlook for next 3 days...Wednesday 8th/Thursday 9th and Friday 10th:
Cold Conditions marking a fall of 3/4c in night temperatures in Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and Delhi NCR from Friday. with freezing temperatures in some pockets.
Mumbai: Partly cloudy and Hazy sky. With NNE winds blowing, especially in the evening,
Max temperature expected on Wed/Thursday at Scruz will be between 30/31c and min 18c.Friday will be slightly lower at 29c and 16c.
Pune: Day getting warmer on Wednesday, as the temperature rises to 32c, but night remaining at 11c. Thursday Friday will be hazy and partly cloudy with day and night range between 31c and 15c.
New Delhi: Wed/Thursday will be partly cloudy with medium/high clouds with light rain in some parts on Thursday, and very hazy sky. Early morning fog. temperature between 19c and 9/10c.
Friday will be hazy with a temperature range of 18/19c and 7/8c.
Kolkata: Hazy sky, and light variable breeze. Temperature range between 23/24c and 12c on Wednesday, rising to 14c on Thursday and again by a degree on Friday.
Chennai will be partly cloudy. With no major system in sight, some light rains in some parts will keep the day around 30c and night around 21/22c.
On Wednesday,J-1 will move through North Pakistan and precipitate rains in plains of Punjab (Pakistan). Cloudy with rain in Balochistan and light rain in parts of Central Pakistan. WD moves away from Thursday into Northern Indian hill States.
Karachi will be partly cloudy on Wednesday and clear next 2 days, with the day-night range between 23c and 9c.
Kathmandu is having fair weather with the temperatures at 17c and 1c...Weather will be fair next 3 days, with temperature around the 16c and 1/2c range.
Some Cold Facts of the North American Cold: 2nd Jan....2013
A whirlpool of frigid, dense air that pummeled much of the U.S. on Monday could break decades-old records from Montana to Alabama.
Tuesday's Lowest Temperature: -44c, Stony Rapids, Saskatchewan, -43c at Eureka AP, Nunavat, -41c at Taloyoak, Nunavat.
Winnipeg, Manitoba, -34c, Rice Lake AP, Winconsin recorded -33c.
Quebec (Canada) has seen a new Low record on 2nd Jan when the low fell to -33.3c, beating the previous low of -29.4c of 1968.
Bogotville also set a new Low record when it froze to -40.4c, surpassing its previous low of -35.6 of 1974.
Max winds were on the Mt. Washington Observatory recording 75 knts.
Max Wind Chill was at Igloolik AP, Canada at -56c.
An Interesting fact today: There was a rise in pressure of 10.4mb in a 3 hour span in Argetia, New Foundland, Canada.
For Information, Coldest Place on Earth today (7th Jan): Selagoncy, Russia at -56c.