Fog and cold continue to grip the Delhi, even as the city is struggling with rising pollution.
It is going to get very cold in north India, and drinking alcohol at home or year-end parties won't be a good idea, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Last week, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Moderna coronavirus vaccine for emergency use for people aged 18 years and above.
Actor-politican Rajanikanth was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Hyderabad on December 25 after complaining of "severe fluctuations in blood pressure".
The temperature in the national capital continued to remain below normal as cold waves persisted in the city.
National capital's air quality continues to degrade as it slips from 'very poor category' to 'severe category.' According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), city's air quality index stood at 404 in the morning of D
At Mathura Road in Delhi, AQI is in the severe category with PM 10 of 509 and PM 2.5 of 456. Lodhi Road is better in the very poor category with PM 10 of 375 and PM 2.5 of 395.
Air quality in the national capital turned 'severe' on Tuesday with slow wind speed and low temperature allowing the accumulation of pollutants, according to weather department officials.
The parts of Dal Lake in Srinagar froze amid severe winter. The minimum temperature recoded in Srinagar was -7 degree Celsius and maximum temperature was at 10 degree Celsius.
No significant change in minimum and maximum temperatures over parts of Northwest India during next two days and rise by two to three degrees Celsius in minimum temperatures, said IMD.
With minus 6.4°C, Srinagar recorded the season's lowest temperature this year on Thursday.
Despite the severe cold, farmers continue their protests at Ghazipur border on December 15. Farmers are agitating against the Centre's new farm laws.
The air quality deteriorated to “severe” level in Ghaziabad and Greater Noida, while it remained "very poor" in Noida and Faridabad, and “poor” in Gurgaon, according to data from a government agency on Saturday.
Satyapal Singh, one of the eyewitnesses tried to douse the fire with the help of others after the woman lit the fire after dousing herself with kerosene she had brought along. He informed the police who rushed her to the hospital in an ambulance.
The average air quality remained "severe" in Ghaziabad and Noida for the fourth day in a row, while it stayed "very poor" in Faridabad and Gurgaon, according to a government agency data on Monday.
The air quality remained "severe" in Ghaziabad and Noida for the third day in a row while it stayed "very poor" in Greater Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon, according to a government agency data issued on Sunday.
Four of the five cyclones that originated either in the Bay of Bengal or in the Arabian Sea this year were in the category of severe cyclonic storm' or above including Amphan which had escalated into a super cyclone.
The air quality remained "severe" in Ghaziabad, Noida and Greater Noida for the second day, while it stayed in the "very poor" category in Faridabad and Gurgaon, according to a government agency data issued on Saturday.
The minimum temperature in Delhi was 11 degrees Celsius on Saturday and the maximum is expected to settle around 28 degrees Celsius, the weather department said. However, the minimum temperature is likely to dip again with the wind direction changing to northwesterly by Monday, according to IMD officials.
The minimum temperature this season has remained 2-3 degrees Celsius below normal in the absence of a cloud cover on most days, according to IMD officials.