Heavy rains have flooded many parts of Madurai city
Heavy rains inundated several parts of Madurai city and submerged the Tiruchendur Subramaniam Swamy temple on Thursday while the administration was on full alert. Heavy showers are expected in Chennai, Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari, Chengalpattu, Kanchipuram and Thiruvallur. Currently, the Bay of Bengal has become a low pressure area, causing heavy rains in Tamil Nadu. Alerts have also been issued in Karnataka, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh.
Cold wave warning
While monsoons and heavy rains have wreaked havoc in South India, cold wave warnings have been issued in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan. Cold and dry winds are blowing from the Himalayas in this region. As a result, temperatures in northern India will drop sharply in the coming days and winter will intensify.
Chance of Snow
Therefore, light rains are likely in Uttarakhand and western Uttar Pradesh, though the weather has started getting dry in these places. In Himachal Pradesh, light snowfall is expected at altitudes above 5,000 meters.
Delhi’s air is highly polluted
Even on Friday, Delhi’s air remains highly polluted. Delhi’s AQI is 339, which is in poor condition. Although the air quality index is now 339, it went up to 400 again late last night, which is in the worst category. According to Safar, there is a possibility of improvement in the next two-three days as there is a possibility of wind. The PM2.5 (dust content) in Delhi’s air has risen to 258, which is not good.