Winter to be warmer than normal: IMD

Winter is likely to be warmer than average, with fewer ‘cold wave’ days between December and February, according to a forecast by the India Meteorological Department.
The forecast suggests that ‘above normal’ seasonal minimum temperatures (>0.5° C) are most likely over most of the subdivisions of the country. However Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha and Chhattisgarh in central India, would most likely see ‘normal’ (between 0.5°C and -0.5°C) seasonal minimum temperatures prevailing. “There will be fewer days of cold wave conditions,” said K.J. Ramesh, Director-General, IMD. However, winter in general would be colder than last year, said Mr. Ramesh.
Source : https://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/winter-to-be-warmer-than-normal-imd/article25667124.ece

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