Monday, January 14, 2019

Posted Monday 14th Morning:

 Himachal Turns into a White Fairyland

All reaches of Himachal received a second spell of Snow from J-3 (Western Disturbance)..The upper air trough was deep ,and dipped into a 200 level Rossby (Type) wave,
The low hills and plains had also received rainfall. 
 While residents could be seen pulling snow from their backyard, in Solang Valley kids played with snowballs.
Shimla received a snowfall of 3.5 cm which brought down the minimum temperature to 0.2c Meanwhile, Dalhousie got showered with 30 cm snowfall while Manali and Kufri  received 23 cm and 8cm bouts of snow respectively.
Naldehra and Narkanda also had snow.
 Keylong, which continues to be the coldest place in the state with a temperature of  -11c and received 9 cm snowfall.
Some Wonderland pics from Himachal:

Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir too received a fresh snowfall on Sunday due to which the Jammu Srinagar National Highway had to be closed. Water bodies in the valley including the magnificent Dal Lake have also frozen.
Leh saw a minimum of -16c, Pahalgam -15c and Gulmarg -12c. Srinagar was -6.4c.


Australia heatwave: temperatures to soar in every state and territory.

One town in northwestern Australia, Marble Bar, has now had 22 consecutive days of temperatures above 40 C, at one point almost reaching 50 C.

Much of Australia will bake this week with meteorologists forecasting the hot conditions 
The Bureau of Meteorology said hot days were expected in January but multiple days in a row of temperatures above 40C were unusual.
“Particularly northern South Australia, they’re looking at maybe five days in a row above 45 and normally they might only get five or 10 a year,” 
Sunday 13th Jan Australia Max temperaturess..

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