Weather Update Today: Entire North India including the national capital Delhi is facing the double attack of cold and fog. There has been fog and cold wave since Monday morning. According to the Indian Meteorological Department, many states are not going to get relief from this for the next two days. The Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued red alert in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and orange alert in Rajasthan, Bihar. Dense to very dense fog is expected in these states. Today, visibility remained negligible due to fog in many states including Delhi, Punjab, UP, Haryana, and Bihar. Traffic advisory has also been issued in Delhi and UP due to fog.
Due to the cold wave in Delhi, the minimum temperature in Safdarjung was 1.9 this morning. On the other hand, mercury dropped significantly in many districts of Punjab, the maximum temperature in Rupnagar was 12.1 and the minimum temperature was 3.3 degree Celsius. While Amritsar recorded a minimum of 6.6 degree Celsius. In Faridkot, one person even died due to cold.