New Delhi: New Delhi, NCR, Uttar Pradesh along with more northern states are experiencing severe winters as the temperature dipped down below normal. The plains are covered with dense fog due to snowfall in the Himalayan region. On Wednesday, IMD has issued an alert that states Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi are going to face extreme cold wave for the next 2 days.
IMD added that this cold wave is occurring due to a western disturbance that is causing snowfall in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttrakhand. From 22 December to 25 December temperature is going to rise to give a sigh of relief to people adversely affected by the cold wave.
On 23 December maximum temperature in Delhi/NCR region will be 22 degrees celsius, while the minimum temperature will be 7 degrees celsius. Whereas on 26 December maximum temperature will be 22 degrees celsius and the minimum temperature will be 8 degrees celsius. IMD has shown that plains areas will be covered in a blanket of thick fog on 23 December.