Cold wave conditions likely in some parts of the country

NEW DELHI: An active Western Disturbance (WD) is likely to affect Western Himalayan Region from 26th which could cause Scattered to Fairly widespread rainfall and snowfall over Jammu, Kashmir, Ladakh, Gilgit, Baltistan & Muzaffarabad; isolated to scattered rainfall and snowfall over Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and isolated rain and thundershowers over adjoining plains of northwest part of the country 27th-28th December.

Easterly waves are likely to cause isolated to scattered rainfall over Tamil Nadu, Kerala & Lakshadweep Islands during week 2.

Cumulatively, near normal rainfall activity over major parts of the plains of the country outside Tamil Nadu & south Kerala where it could be below normal during week. The dense to very dense fog in some pockets very likely over Punjab in the morning hours of 25th and isolated Dense fog in the morning hours of 26th.

The dense fog in isolated pockets over northern parts of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana in the morning hours of 25th & 26th December, 2020. Fresh spell of dense fog likely over plains of north India from 29 Dec.