In recent days, the cold has increased across the country. People in different states, including Delhi, are venturing out wearing warm clothes. On the other hand, in some states, rainfall is still occurring. According to the weather department, there is a possibility of rain in several states, including Odisha. Due to snowfall in the mountains, a decrease in temperature has been recorded in the plains beyond.
In the national capital, Delhi, a light fog was observed this morning. According to the weather department, the sky will remain clear during the day on Saturday (November 18). Additionally, the maximum temperature is expected to be 24 degrees Celsius, and the minimum temperature is likely to be 14 degrees Celsius. However, Delhi continues to have poor air quality, with the air quality index (AQI) consistently in the very poor category.
The AQI is categorized as follows: from 0 to 50, it is considered ‘good’; from 51 to 100, ‘satisfactory’; from 101 to 200, ‘moderate’; from 201 to 300, ‘poor’; from 301 to 400, ‘very poor’; and above 401, it is considered ‘severe.’
Rainfall in Different States:
According to Skymet Weather, there is a possibility of heavy rain in Tripura over the next 24 hours. Additionally, states such as Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, and Nagaland are expected to experience heavy rainfall. Moreover, there is a likelihood of heavy rainfall in some coastal areas of Odisha and West Bengal, such as Satpada, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Nandigram, and South 24 Parganas. According to the weather department, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and other regions may experience rain and snowfall. In Uttar Pradesh, the maximum temperature is expected to be around 29 degrees Celsius, with a minimum temperature of 17 degrees Celsius.
Formation of Deep Depression:
The area of intense pressure formed over the Bay of Bengal turned into a cyclone on Friday and is likely to reach the coast of Bangladesh at a speed of more than 80 km per hour before crossing Sundarbans. This information was provided in a bulletin by the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The bulletin states that the cyclone ‘Midhili’ could cross the coast of Bangladesh on the night of November 17 or the morning of November 18.