Cold wave, thick fog in parts of UP

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Lucknow, Jan 12 (PTI) Cold to severe cold conditions prevailed over parts of Uttar Pradesh with Kanpur being the coldest city in the state where the mercury dipped to 4.4 degrees Celsius, the meteorological department said.

It said a dense fog to very dense fog enveloped isolated places in the state.

State capital Lucknow recorded a minimum temperature of 7.7 degrees Celsius, Allahabad 8.3 degrees Celsius, Jhansi 6.2 degrees Celsius, Meerut 7.0 degrees Celsius, Bareilly 6.5 degrees Celsius, Varanasi 9.0 degrees Celsius, the MeT office said.

Agra recorded a low of 5.4 degrees Celsius, while Kanpur was the coldest city in the state at 4.4 degrees Celsius.

Cold wave conditions are very likely to occur at isolated places over the state on Wednesday, the MeT office said.

Weather is most likely to remain dry and shallow to moderate fog is very likely to occur at isolated places on January 14 and 15, it said. PTI NAV AQS AQS