A dense layer of fog enveloped the area in and around New Delhi railway station this morning and as many as 30 trains are running late due to low visibility in the Northern Railway region. Moreover, due to bad weather, flight operations at the New Delhi airport have also been affected.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) had on Friday stated that cold wave conditions are likely to prevail at isolated pockets over East Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha.
Parts of Koksar area in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul-Spiti district on Friday morning received fresh snowfall.
In the southern part of India, heavy rainfall is very likely in some places over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal. Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are very likely here.
Apart from Delhi, cold day conditions may prevail in isolated pockets of East Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, West Uttar Pradesh and northern parts of Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.
Prince of Wales - Prince Charles visited India Meteorological Department (IMD) today. He is on a two-day visit to India.
The IMD has also alerted about the Cyclonic Storm 'Maha' and said that places over Lakshadweep and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea and Maldives area will witness it.
The thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Sikkim, Odisha, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan, Goa and Coastal Andhra Pradesh.
Apart from Patna, low-lying areas like Kankarbagh, Rajendra Nagar, Gardani Bagh, Dak Bungalow and SK Puri are also submerged in water due to heavy rainfall and choked sewage.
The weather forecast agency further predicted that Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura are also likely to witness heavy downpour throughout the day.