Delhi-NCR receives light rain this morning, with no respite from cold wave till Jan 27

light rain showers fell over portions of Delhi and surrounding areas in the National Capital Region early Wednesday morning, as cold wave conditions continued their grip over North India.

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Some parts of Delhi and neighboring areas in the National Capital Region received light rainfall in the early hours of Wednesday as cold wave conditions continued across North India.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), thin to thick fog blanketed several regions as the late night and early morning cold showed no signs of letting up.

The IMD predicted dense to very dense fog conditions would likely persist for a few hours overnight and in the mornings across Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, and Uttar Pradesh until Saturday.

Dense fog was also forecast for isolated pockets in Delhi through the weekend.

In Bihar, dense to very dense fog was possible for a few hours at night and in the mornings until Thursday, with dense fog in isolated areas expected for the next three days.

Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Tripura could see dense fog in the mornings until Thursday.

The Met Office said cold to severe cold daytime conditions would probably continue in many parts of Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, in some areas on Thursday, and isolated pockets of those states through Saturday. Isolated pockets of West Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and East Rajasthan may see similar conditions on Wednesday.

Isolated areas of Bihar could experience cold daytime conditions from Wednesday to Saturday, while parts of Madhya Pradesh may see this on Wednesday.