There was snowfall in most parts of the valley on Thursday.

new Delhi:

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that 'dense' to 'very dense' fog and 'cold day' conditions are likely to continue over northwest India during the next four to five days.

After this some relief is expected.

The cold wave continued in Delhi

on Tuesday as well, during which cold winds from the Himalayas blew in the plains.

An IMD official said, “Due to fog and partly cloudy sky, cold wave conditions prevailed in Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

'Cold day' conditions were observed in some parts of Delhi and isolated areas of Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh.

IMD said that there is a possibility of moderate to dense fog for the next two days.

The cold wave will once again hit during the weekend and the temperature can reach up to four degrees Celsius.

A railway spokesperson said that at least 21 trains coming to Delhi were delayed by one and a half to five hours due to fog.

An official of the Indira Gandhi International Airport said that due to bad weather in Delhi, the route of five flights was diverted towards Jaipur on Monday night.

At the same time, the period of "Chillai Kalan" is going on in Kashmir.

This period of 40 days is the most difficult time, when snowfall is maximum.

It starts on 21 December and ends on 30 January.

The cold continues in the valley even after 20 days of "Chillai Khurd" (small winter) and 10 days of "Chillai Bachha" (infant winter).

There was snowfall in most parts of the valley on Thursday.

A 'cold day' occurs when the minimum temperature is equal to or less than 10 °C above normal and the maximum temperature is at least 4.5 °C below normal.

A 'severe cold day' occurs when the maximum temperature is 6.5 °C or more below normal.

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