According to the weather forecasters, people often feel far colder than the actual temperature indicates.
Dr G S Bhat, chairperson of Delhi joint fog action committee, tells Pritha Chatterjee the effect of fog on socioeconomic problems is immense.
The five-year campaign, designed along the lines of studies in Paris and Toronto, will attempt to predict triggers, intensity and dissipation factors associated with fog.
In October, the minimum temperature dropped to 19.7 degrees Celsius on October 30.
Continuous cyclonic activity in Arabian Sea keeping up the moisture and hence the heat.
Congratulations to the IMD which sounded out the country on below-normal rainfall at 93 per cent of the LPA and then downgraded it to 88 per cent.
The changing weather patterns is not erratic, it is on the expected lines: IMD
The rainfall is also good news for the city, which is currently reeling under a 20 per cent water cut for residential properties and 50 per cent for commercial establishments.
IMD forecasts heavy rain over the next 3 days.
The average rainfall across the country during June 1-September 22 has been 718 mm, which is 14 per cent less than the LPA of 839 mm.
With eight automatic weather stations operational in Mumbai suburban area, the court further directed IMD to install the remaining 22 by
The data shows that 58 per cent of the country has received normal rainfall, 29 per cent witnessed deficient and 13 per cent excess.
The NDRF teams, with 57 rubber boats, have been deployed at various flood-affected parts of the state.
NDRF, BSF and SRP teams deployed for rescue operations.
On Tuesday, the Colaba and Santacruz weather stations received 17.2 mm rain.