Energy & Environment

Why Delhi is Experiencing a Colder March Than Usual

Delhi colder March

Do you know why this March is too cold than usual? What are the reasons behind this? Why there is still snowfall on the hill? Here are the top reasons we got you covered on The cold winds from the Himalayas have kept the march colder than usual and kept the temperature down below 10 degrees for the past three days in Delhi.

The normal temperature recorded below 10 degrees is below than usual in the first week of March. The morning temperature on Thursday morning was 8.8 degrees and the highest temperature was recorded at 23.6 on Wednesday.

As per the India Meteorological Department, the temperature remains low till next Wednesday. The temperature will start rising from Sunday and reach 29 degrees. 

Reasons behind colder March?

The primary reason for this colder March is the western disturbance which may bring rainfall or snowfall to Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh, and Uttrakhand which may bring colder temperatures in Delhi in March.

Snowfall keeps the temperature low in Delhi or nearby areas. Cold waves from the Himalayas may maintain the low temperature in Delhi.

The rainfall is also expected in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttrakhand between 10 March to 12 March.

Delhi’s nearby places where heavy snowfall has been seen

Snowfall in March may seen at higher altitudes where the Himalayas are located such as

Himachal Pradesh: There are many places in Himachal Pradesh such as Shimla, Kufri, Manali, and Dalhousie where heavy snowfall is seen in March month.

Uttrakhand: Mussoorie, Nainital, Auli, Dhanualti, and Kanatal are the places where heavy snowfalls have seen during the march month. Uttrakhand is one of the nearest places of Delhi among other destinations. 

Jammu and Kashmir– Places in Jammu Kashmir where heavy snowfall have seen in March are Gulmarg, Sonmarg, Pahalgam.

Sikkim – The higher altitude area in Sikkim Tsomgo Lake, Nathula Pass, and higher parts of North Sikkim might experience snowfall in March.

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