Cold waves grips Delhi on Saturday morning, mercury dips to 3.2 degrees C

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New Delhi, Jan 14 : With temperatures dipping at most places as icy winds swept the plains following heavy snowfall in the hill states over the past six days, Delhi continues to be in the grip of waves on Saturday.

It has been recorded the lowest temperature of the season with the mercury dipping to 3.2 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average, a weather official said.

“Although the sky will remain mostly clear in the morning, the afternoon may turn cloudy,” said an official from the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

The maximum temperature of the day was likely to hover around 20 degrees Celsius. 97 percent humidity was recorded upto 300 metres.

Friday’s maximum temperature settled around 19.5 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season’s average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 4.3 degrees Celsius, which was three notches below the season’s average.

25 trains would arrive late in Delhi, six were rescheduled, and eight were cancelled.

Wefornews Bureau


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