Derry woke up shaking this morning with a thick fog covering the streets and reducing visibility to a minimum.
A cold wave has gripped northern India, with temperatures hovering around 7C in the capital this morning. The lowest temperature was the lowest of the season, about 3 degrees lower than normal.
Dense to very dense fog was reported in parts of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttarakhand. Drivers on the streets of Derry navigated the foggy streets with caution while keeping their hazard lights on.
India’s Meteorological Department has forecast severe weather in Delhi today.
“Cold/severely cold weather conditions are likely to occur in some parts of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and West Rajasthan on 26-27 December 2022 while Uttarakhand Cold weather conditions in remote areas are likely,” the IMD said in a bulletin issued at 3.30pm yesterday afternoon.
“Due to prevailing light winds and high humidity in the lower troposphere, dense fog is likely to persist over Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, and Shiraz over the next 48 hours,” the IMD said. Parts of Jasthan.”
Delhi’s air quality continues to be rated as “very poor”.
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