Noida coldest in NCR, chilly wave situations to return

Noida: With a most temperature of 13.8 levels Celsius, Noida on Sunday emerged because the coldest metropolis within the nationwide capital area (NCR), information from the India Meteorological Division (IMD) confirmed.

On Sunday, Noida recorded the bottom most temperature among the many NCR cities, IMD officers mentioned. Nonetheless, the minimal temperature for town was recorded at 9.8 levels Celsius in opposition to 8.8 levels a day earlier. The utmost temperature wend down by 5 notches, from 18.7 levels on Saturday to 13.8 levels Celsius on Sunday.

In keeping with the IMD information, the typical most and minimal temperatures for NCR, primarily based on Safdarjung observatory on Sunday, have been recorded at 15 levels Celsius, six levels beneath the season’s common, and eight.8 levels Celsius, a level above the season’s common, respectively.

Whereas the minimal temperature for Noida soared by a level Celsius up to now 24 hours, climate analysts mentioned that the minimal temperatures will too fall over the following 24 hours by 3-4 levels Celsius.

IMD has predicted excessive winter situations for the area until January 28, with dense to very dense fog within the morning hours, average to dense fog throughout the day time, and chilly wave situations persisting all through the day.

“Excessive winter situations are not far away attributable to totally different meteorological situations. Sunday noticed chilly day for a lot of the NCR, and from Monday onwards the minimal temperature may even start to fall and will hover round 4 to five levels Celsius. The area will see chilly wave and chilly day on the similar time by January 26. The cruel situations would persist a minimum of until January 28,” mentioned Kuldeep Srivastava, head, regional climate forecasting centre, IMD.

For a chilly day, the utmost temperature must be both beneath 15 levels Celsius or it must be 4.5 levels Celsius beneath the season’ common. For chilly wave, both the minimal temperature must be beneath 4 levels Celsius, or it must be beneath 4.5 levels of the season’s common.

“The explanation for the mercury falling is majorly the icy chilly north-westerly wind, whereas the thick layer of fog will block the daylight. The fog layer can be at floor throughout the early morning hours and elevate about 300 metres above the floor by the day time. So, there can be no daylight and earth received’t have any warmth to radiate both, all these components would matter over the following three to 4 days,” Srivastava added.

In the meantime, the air high quality of Noida, Larger Noida and Ghaziabad continued being beneath ‘very poor’ ranges. In keeping with the Central Air pollution Management Board, the air high quality index (AQI) of Noida was 322 in opposition to 325 a day earlier. AQI of Larger Noida was 388 in opposition to 319 on Saturday, whereas Ghaziabad’s AQI was 390 in opposition to 314 a day earlier.

An AQI between 101 and 200 is taken into account ‘average’, between 201 and 300 is ‘poor’, between 301 and 400 is ‘very poor’ and above 400 is taken into account ‘extreme’.

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