State sees rise in temperature

ST CORRESPONDENT
Monday, 4 February 2019

India Meteorological Department has forecast that Pune city will have minimum temperature between 14 degrees Celsius to 10 degrees Celsius. The day temperature will be around 29 to 30 degrees Celsius.

PUNE: The city on Sunday recorded maximum day temperature of 31.7 degree Celsius and minimum night temperature of 14.2 degree Celsius. Pune, along with Maharashtra, is now reporting a daily increase in temperature. 

However, India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that Northwest India shall witness rainfall between February 5 to 7.

Till February 9, IMD has forecast that Pune city will have minimum temperature between 14 degrees Celsius to 10 degrees Celsius. Whereas, the day temperature will be around 29 to 30 degrees Celsius. IMD predicted that the sky shall remain clear till February 9.

On Sunday, the lowest minimum temperature was reported in Bramhapuri at 11.9 degree Celsius. IMD has forecast that the weather in the State as well as Goa shall remain dry.

NATIONAL SCENARIO
On Sunday, cold day conditions prevailed at isolated places over Haryana and west Rajasthan. The lowest minimum temperature recorded in the plains on Sunday was 3.8 degree Celsius at Bhilwara in east Rajasthan. On early morning of Sunday, dense to very dense fog was observed at a few places over Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and at isolated places over Uttarakhand. Moderate fog at isolated places over Assam, Meghalaya and Delhi was also observed in the wee hours on Sunday.

In an official statement issued by IMD, it noted that there persists a fresh western disturbance as a cyclonic circulation was over west Iran and neighbourhood. Under its influence, an induced cyclonic circulation is very likely to form over west Rajasthan and neighbourhood around February 5.

As a result, IMD has forecast that heavy rain or snow is likely at isolated places over Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir on February 7. Thunderstorm accompanied with hailstorm at isolated places is likely over west Uttar Pradesh, Jammu division, Haryana, Punjab, north Rajasthan and lower reaches of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh during the same time.

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