Chandigarh: In the northwestern region, with the onset of the New Year with thick fog and bitter cold, Huua and Narnaul reached near zero and Hisar rolled down to one degree.
Visibility was very low due to dense fog, which caused vehicles to crawl on the roads. The frost increased the frost and dew of plants froze. People had to resort to fire to escape the cold. Frost layer froze in the fields.
The Meteorological Department has issued an alert alert in Haryana for the next two days. Chaudhary Charan Singh, scientists of the Agricultural Meteorological Department of Haryana Agricultural University, said that the situation is likely to continue in the next two to three days.
Meteorologists said that due to the northwest wind coming from the southeast changing mountains, the night temperature has dropped, which has brought the temperature to minus. Along with this, the speed of vehicles has stopped due to haze. Frost must have a harmful effect on early mustard, potato, fruits and vegetables nursery and small fruit plants. To avoid this, if the water is available to the farmers, then especially irrigate these crops, vegetables and fruit plants so that the temperature of the land can increase.
He advised the farmers to increase the temperature of the atmosphere by collecting garbage, garbage, dry grass, etc. during the night from which the wind is coming at the edge of the field and at intervals of 15 to 20 feet, due to which the harmful effect of frost Do not fall Cover the nursery of fruits and vegetables in a limited area with sacks, polythene and straw.
On the other hand, Himachal Pradesh is getting very cold despite the sunshine during the day. Two people died of suffocation due to crude coal gas in the tourist resort of Barog in Solan district. Both of them came from Delhi. According to the weather center, there are chances of rain and snow in the next 24 hours.
Due to dense fog in the northwest, Amritsar and Chandigarh International Airport air service was affected due to which passengers had to face problems. The weather center has also predicted dense fog and cold wave and frost today. There is a possibility of rain from tomorrow, after which the severe cold will be relieved.
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