Photos: Parts of NW India record sub-zero temperatures; Delhi at 1.1°C

Updated On Jan 01, 2021 06:12 PM IST

Many parts of the northwestern plains in India have recorded sub-zero or near 0°C minimum temperatures in the last couple of days. Delhi recorded the season’s lowest temperature at 1.1 degrees Celsius on December 31. A fresh active western disturbance is likely to affect the western Himalayan region and adjoining plains from January 3 onwards.

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A man warms himself next to a bonfire at Pusa Road in New Delhi on December 31. Delhi recorded the season’s lowest temperature at 1.1 degrees Celsius on January 1, according to Regional Meteorological Centre. There was very dense fog in Palam with 0 visibility till 7am. After 7am, visibility improved to around 150 metres, HT reported. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 06:12 PM IST

A man warms himself next to a bonfire at Pusa Road in New Delhi on December 31. Delhi recorded the season’s lowest temperature at 1.1 degrees Celsius on January 1, according to Regional Meteorological Centre. There was very dense fog in Palam with 0 visibility till 7am. After 7am, visibility improved to around 150 metres, HT reported. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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A balloon vendor walks along the Heritage Street amid dense fog, in Amritsar on January 1. Many parts of the northwestern plains have recorded sub-zero or near 0°C minimum temperatures in the last couple of days. (Narinder Nanu / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 06:12 PM IST

A balloon vendor walks along the Heritage Street amid dense fog, in Amritsar on January 1. Many parts of the northwestern plains have recorded sub-zero or near 0°C minimum temperatures in the last couple of days. (Narinder Nanu / AFP)

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A locomotive passes by Medicare Chowk at Laxman Vihar amid dense fog, in Gurugram on December 31. Hisar and Narnaul in Haryana recorded -1.2°C and 0.5°C respectively on December 31; Bhatinda and Ballowal in Punjab recorded 0°C and 0.2°C respectively. (Parveen Kumar / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 06:12 PM IST

A locomotive passes by Medicare Chowk at Laxman Vihar amid dense fog, in Gurugram on December 31. Hisar and Narnaul in Haryana recorded -1.2°C and 0.5°C respectively on December 31; Bhatinda and Ballowal in Punjab recorded 0°C and 0.2°C respectively. (Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)

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Devotees queue at the Golden Temple on New Year’s Day amid dense fog in Amritsar on January 1. Sikar and Pilani in east Rajasthan also recorded 0°C and 0.2°C respectively on December 31 while Churu in west Rajasthan recorded -1.3°C. Pantnagar in Uttarakhand, Una in Himachal Pradesh recorded 0.1°C and 0.5°C, respectively. (Sameer Sehgal / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 06:12 PM IST

Devotees queue at the Golden Temple on New Year’s Day amid dense fog in Amritsar on January 1. Sikar and Pilani in east Rajasthan also recorded 0°C and 0.2°C respectively on December 31 while Churu in west Rajasthan recorded -1.3°C. Pantnagar in Uttarakhand, Una in Himachal Pradesh recorded 0.1°C and 0.5°C, respectively. (Sameer Sehgal / HT Photo)

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A Black Bulbul attempts to catch a piece of wild pear as it sits on a snow-covered tree in Dharmsala on December 28. After December 12, western disturbances mostly affected the Western Himalayan region; under their influence, there was significant snowfall and rainfall over Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. After the WD, cold northwesterly winds are blowing over Delhi NCR from Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh, HT reported. (Ashwini Bhatia / AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 06:12 PM IST

A Black Bulbul attempts to catch a piece of wild pear as it sits on a snow-covered tree in Dharmsala on December 28. After December 12, western disturbances mostly affected the Western Himalayan region; under their influence, there was significant snowfall and rainfall over Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. After the WD, cold northwesterly winds are blowing over Delhi NCR from Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh, HT reported. (Ashwini Bhatia / AP)

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People huddle around a bonfire on NH-9 to keep themselves warm amid a foggy morning in Dasna, Ghaziabad on January 1. Uplifted fog cover over Punjab and Haryana is also making it colder. The effect of La Niña, a global meteorological phenomenon, also contributed to the fall in temperatures over northwest India this year,” Kuldeep Shrivastava, head, regional weather forecasting centre, told HT. (Sakib Ali / HT Photo) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 06:12 PM IST

People huddle around a bonfire on NH-9 to keep themselves warm amid a foggy morning in Dasna, Ghaziabad on January 1. Uplifted fog cover over Punjab and Haryana is also making it colder. The effect of La Niña, a global meteorological phenomenon, also contributed to the fall in temperatures over northwest India this year,” Kuldeep Shrivastava, head, regional weather forecasting centre, told HT. (Sakib Ali / HT Photo)

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Seagulls fly over the Sangam in Prayagraj on December 31. El Niño and the Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a periodic fluctuation in sea surface temperature and the air pressure of the overlying atmosphere across the equatorial Pacific Ocean according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). (Sanjay Kanojia / AFP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 06:12 PM IST

Seagulls fly over the Sangam in Prayagraj on December 31. El Niño and the Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is a periodic fluctuation in sea surface temperature and the air pressure of the overlying atmosphere across the equatorial Pacific Ocean according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). (Sanjay Kanojia / AFP)

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A worker bathes in the Tawi river in the early morning in Jammu on December 31. A fresh active western disturbance likely to affect the western Himalayan region and adjoining plains from January 3 onwards. (Channi Anand / AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Jan 01, 2021 06:12 PM IST

A worker bathes in the Tawi river in the early morning in Jammu on December 31. A fresh active western disturbance likely to affect the western Himalayan region and adjoining plains from January 3 onwards. (Channi Anand / AP)

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