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North India Likely To Witness Harsh Winter: Weather Office IMD

North India Likely To Witness Harsh Winter: Weather Office IMD

Night temperatures in north India are likely to be below normal (Representational)

New Delhi:

North India is likely to witness a harsher winter and may see a rise in the frequency of cold waves this season, India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director General Mrutunjay Mohapatra said on Sunday.

The IMD, in its winter forecast for December to February, said minimum temperatures, below normal, are likely over north and central India.

"The winter is likely to be harsher in north India this season," Mr Mohapatra said.

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He added that the night temperatures in north India are likely to be below normal, while the day temperatures are expected to be above normal.

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