In the month of February, there has been a lot of change in the weather across the country, due to which the sun's intensity has started increasing. In some mountainous regions of northern India, due to snowfall and rain these days, temperature fluctuations have been created. At the same time, due to the active northwest disturbance, weather patterns are also changing in many states of the country. The Indian Meteorological Ministry has issued a rainfall warning in some areas of the country. With snowfall in the mountains due to the active disturbance in the northwest, rain is expected in the plains including Delhi-NCR on Sunday. At the same time, fresh snowfall has occurred in many parts of Kashmir including Srinagar.
The Meteorological Ministry said that Machil and Z-Gali areas of Kupwara district received snowfall of between one foot to 18 inches. Snowfall started up to 7 inches in Gulmarg, Baramulla, and Sonmarg. According to the Meteorological Department, due to the disturbance, light rain may occur in some areas of northern Uttarakhand as well as snowfall is also affected.
Giving more information about the weather, IMD Additional Director Anand Sharma said yesterday's temperature in Delhi was 8 degrees above normal and the maximum temperature has reached 33.2 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature in Delhi and surrounding areas of northwest India is 5 to 6 degrees above normal. With this, he said that due to western disturbance, in the coming days it is expected that a slight drop in temperature is expected around 1 and 2 March. After that, the wind direction has changed and the northwest winds can move from the mountains, which may reduce the temperature slightly.