Owing to the poor visibility and other operational reasons in the Northern Railway region, as many as 16 trains were reported to be running late.
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Srinagar was minus 14.4 degrees Celsius in 1893.
Cold wave conditions will continue in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh for the next two days.
However, the rainfall activity is predicted to decrease considerably from January 13th, the weather department added.
Delhi Weather Forecast Today: It has been raining in the national capital for four consecutive days now due to the influence of a strong Western Disturbance.
After the rain settles, fresh winds will likely cause severe cold wave conditions over Punjab, Haryana and North Rajasthan from Thursday.
Delhi Weather Forecast Today:: The minimum temperature in Delhi is likely to rise to 9 degrees Celsius in the next two to three days, the weather body added.
The weather department also reported dense to very dense fog observed in isolated pockets over Punjab, Haryana, West Uttar Pradesh, north West Rajasthan, north West Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.
Light rain is also expected in the national capital under the influence of the WD from January 3 to January 5.
elhi-NCR Weather Forecast Today, Delhi Rains Update: The IMD has also said that parts of the national capital and adjoining areas are expected to receive light to moderate rainfall in the next two hours. These areas include South, East, North-East Delhi, Noida, Gr Noida, Dadri, Ghaziabad and Meerut.
‘We are now experiencing a La Niña, which has a cooling effect on global temperatures, but that has not been sufficient to put a brake on this year’s heat,” said Prof. Taalas of the World Meteorological Organisation
Cyclone Burevi, Weather forecast: Both Tamil Nadu and Kerala remain on high alert and the southern districts have reported heavy rains since early Thursday afternoon.
The cyclone is expected to cause widespread rainfall across Sri Lanka over the next three days, with a likelihood of isolated extremely heavy rainfall on Wednesday and Thursday.
Clear skies and calm winds were credited as causing the dip in night time temperature. The reading was recorded at the India Meteorological Department's (IMD) Safdarjung observatory, which is representative of the city.
Weather Forecast Today Live Updates: Sea conditions will be rough to very rough over east-central and adjoining northeast the Arabian Sea on October 17 and over central and northwest Arabian Sea on October 18.
Ten people were killed in rain-related incidents across Andhra Pradesh following torrential downpour in the last 48 hours, the government said.
The Met Department has issued a red alert for Karnataka's coastal area that is likely to receive continuous heavy rainfall for the next three days.
Under the influence of the fresh low pressure area, rainfall activity is very likely to increase over Odisha and coastal Andhra Pradesh during October 11-13.
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"Conditions are becoming favourable for the withdrawal of Southwest monsoon from west Rajasthan and adjoining areas around September 28," the IMD said.
The agency forecast also predicted isolated heavy rainfall across Kerala for the next four days.
The official rainfall season in the country is from June 1 to September 30. June received 17-per cent more rainfall while July recorded 10-per cent less rainfall than normal.
The weather department has warned of intense rainfall over central, north India.
IMD has issued an "orange alert" for Mumbai, Thane and Konkan region for Saturday.
The formation of a new low pressure area over Bay of Bengal is likely to lead to increased rainfall activity over east and adjoining central India from Sunday onwards.