Saturday, January 07, 2017

Posted Monday Night:
Pahalgam in Kashmir saw a high of 1.8c ( Sunday) and a low of -9.2c on Monday. Leh recorded a low of -11c, while Gulmarg saw a max of -5c and a min of -12c on Monday.

Pakistan Cold : Islamabad ZP recorded 0c and Islamabad AP 1.5c on 9th morning.Gujrat in Pakistan Punjab saw a low of 2.5c on Monday.
Karachi AP saw 10.5c on 8th morning, rising slightly to 12c on 9th. Murree hill station was -6c on Monday morning.


Mumbai Temps expected to touch around forecasted levels Tuesday morning.


Posted Saturday 7th Jan Night:

As mentioned in our last blog on 2nd January, Western Disturbance J-2 , is stronger, and good snowfall has been reported in Kashmir on 6th and 7th January.
Today’s snowfall is the first major snowfall this season and was going on across Kashmir The snowfall led to closure of roads in Srinagar city, towns and rural areas simultaneously.
The electricity too was snapped across Kashmir in the wake of snowfall.
Max ( Friday) and Min (Saturday)Temps: Srinagar: 2.3 / -0.3  , Jammu: 12.3 / 9.3, Banihal: 1.6 / 0.0, Qazigund: 2.4 / -0.2, Katra: 8.1 / 6.8, Batote: 2.0 / 0.3, Bhaderwah: 3.2 / -1.0, Pahalgam: 4.6 / -4.3, Gulmarg -2.4/-8.0, Kukernag: 3.7 / -2.3, Kupwara: 3.6 / 0.1, Leh: 4.4 / -4.1.
In the summer capital Srinagar—which received 17 cm snow till this evening—slippery roads led to massive traffic jams in several areas.
The higher reaches of Kashmir including Keran, Machil, Karnah, Gurez, Shopian, Sonamarg, Pahalgam, Amarnath Cave, Gulmarg and some other areas experienced continued moderate to heavy snowfall for the fourth consecutive day on Friday (continuity from J-1).
Srinagar received 17-cm snow, Qazigund 5-cm, Kupwara 5-cm, Pahalgam 13-cm, Kokernag  4-cm and Gulmarg two-and-a-half-foot.
the health resort of Sonamarg received about three-foot snow.
Upper areas of Ganderbal including Gagangeer, Kullan, Gund and Ganiwan received heavy snowfall.

Cold wave conditions in H.P. intensified today with Shimla, Manali, Dalhousie, Dharamsala and the higher reaches receiving a fresh spell of snowfall.High-altitude areas reeling under freezing cold, widespread rain in the state
Keylong shivers at minus 5.6 °C
Keylong and Kalpa in tribal Lahaul and Spiti and Kinnaur districts recorded minimum temperatures at minus 5.6 °C and minus 2.6 °C
Manali shivered at 0.6 °C.
Shimla saw a max of 1.2c and 29 cms of snow in the day on Saturday 7th.

By the evening of 6th rains in plains of NW India & by night many parts of Haryana, Punjab, Delhi NCR started receiving rains which was continued till Saturday afternoon due to which cold day conditions was also observed (as estimated on 2nd Jan).
Delhi Sjung saw a Max of 16c and Palam 15.7c as max on 7th.
Chandigarh got another 9 mm on Saturday, taking the total rain from J-2 to 74 mm...max stood at 12.6c

Estimate:
Dense Fog likely in NW India including Delhi from Monday.
Cold wave with drop in temperatures expected in Rajasthan, Gujarat (Ahmadabad and Rajkot may drop to 10/11c), M.P. and Maharashtra next 2 nights.
Mumbai: Maximum on Saturday was 27.8c at Colaba and 28.8c at Scruz. The Lows on Saturday morning was 20c at Colaba and 15.9c at Scruz. Next 2 days: Cool winds in the daytime.Further fall expected in day and night temperatures on Sunday and Monday. Lows likely to touch 12/13c at Scruz and 18/19c at Colaba.Outer townships will see a fall of 2/3c next 2 nights.Pune and Nasik may touch 5/6c next 2 nights.

22 comments:

Unknown said...

When the winter rain will come in indore and Ujjain,,, West mp

rohit aroskar said...

J-2 effect..Mukteshwar ( Uttarakhand ) ..max 2 c yday ..below normal by 10 c
Katra (JK) ..max 8 / min 5 ..European winter..

rohit aroskar said...

Parts of Rajasthan(Bikaner/Churu) ..above normal temps ..
Parts of MP ( Gwalior/ Jabalpur).. above normal temps..
Goa coast (Panji) almost same temp as Hyderabad ..31/18 ..

Zohair said...

sir another WD in sight by 13th January :)

Adam Alfred said...

Season’s first snowfall, tourists rush to Mussoorie

rajesh said...

Light rainfall expected in Bihar on Monday 9th..Dense fog in NCR and Punjab.
Interior Mah cold spell abates from 11th as South winds start.

Zohair: Next WD, J-3, expected around 14th ( North Pakistan), 15th and 16th in North India. Not very effective in plains.

Someone without mentioning name asked when winter rains are expected in Ujjain and Indore....Please put up your name, i cannot answer without knowing the name. These regions, along with MP and Vidharbh, can/may get some rains around 14th/15th. Since we are still 7 days away, dates may change by a day.

Adam Alfred: Thanks for the report. More details welcome :-)

rajesh said...

correction...Interior Mah cold spell abates from 12th as South winds start.

Cumulus Arjun said...

Sir what about Mumbai? Cold wave to continue?

Zohair said...

Sir Rajesh, acc to models J3 trough will move more southern can cause rain over coastal pak (karachi) hope to see khi in ur next forecast of j3 :)

rajesh said...

zohair: I doubt rain for khi from J-3. But very windy on 15th ..very windy.

Unknown said...

Sir Vikas here,,,,, will rain in mp on 15jan will by wind confluence of cold from north and hot from South

rohit aroskar said...

Below normal temp at Rajasthan and Gujarat during past 24 hrs..

rohit aroskar said...

Cold desert temp : Leh @ 0/-11,Keylong AWS @ -5/-14 ..
Hot desert temp : Sriganganagar @ 14/04, Jaisalmer @ 20/07 , Barmer @ 23/09..

rohit aroskar said...

As predicted by Vagaries, Rajasthan and Gujarat temp drop

Nilay Wankawala said...

latest and fast updates brought some warmth here :-)

Cumulus Arjun said...

Sir, When will Mumbai temps drop down? The min temperature in Mumbai as increased to 17 C though we can feel the same chillness.

Zohair said...

ohhooo no rain :( well then windy condition might cause strong cold wave :)

Salim Ramani said...


Light drizzling in Jabalpur .

rajesh said...

Arjun: I have said 2 nights, wait for a day..:-)

rohit aroskar said...

As predicted by Vagaries, Mumbai region temps drop ..SCZ @28.6c / 13.6 c ..
Nasik drops to 6.5 c as predicted..
Raj/ Guj temps drop ..

ANOOP RAWAT said...

Cold morning in Delhi NCR.Lodhi road 3.4℃ Hindon 4.1℃

rohit aroskar said...

Mumbai region :
*Scz @ 28.8/13.6
Vagaries club @ 28/14.7
Palghar AWS @ min 10.8 c