Icy winds make Uttar Pradesh chilly

Icy winds make Uttar Pradesh chilly

fogIt was a chilly Saturday morning here as icy winds swept the city. The Met Office said the weekend would be “fairly cold” and receive light to moderate rain Sunday onwards.

There would also be rains in the hilly areas of Uttarakhand, the affect of which will be felt in the plains and in neighbouring Uttar Pradesh as well, officials said.

The maximum temperature here Friday was 18.2 degrees Celsius, which is three notches below average, while the minimum temperature was 11.8 degrees Celsius – four degrees above average.

The possibility of rain here Sunday has worried the organizers of the Republic Day parade.

Special water-proof tentage has been ordered for the main VIP enclosure in front of the Vidhan Sabha building where Governor B.L. Joshi will take the salute at the parade, an official said.

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