GUWAHATI, Dec 31 - Minimum temperatures are likely to be above normal in the Northeastern states and peninsular India during the first week of the New Year, while most parts of the country are likely to experience below normal minimum temperatures during the week, said the India Meteorology Department (IMD).
The IMD made the above prediction in its weather forecast for the country meant for the period between December 28, 2018 and January 10, 2019.
Also, the IMD said minimum temperatures are likely to be above normal over some parts of western Himalayan region, the Northeastern states and south interior Karnataka and below normal over the rest of the country during the second week of the New Year.
On the other hand, the Regional Meteorology Centre (RMC) here said in its weather bulletin today that the weather is most likely to remain dry over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during the next 24 hours. Shallow to moderate fog is very likely to occur at isolated pockets in the morning and night hours over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura during this period, the bulletin said.