Delhi Winter: National capital shaken by cold wave, temperature reached 2.2 degrees
Delhi is in the grip of cold wave for four consecutive days. Because of this, the minimum temperature in Delhi reached 2.2 degree Celsius on Saturday. Because of this, Saturday morning was the coldest not only in this season but also in the last two years.
Due to the icy wind coming from the mountains, Delhi is in the grip of cold wave for four consecutive days. Because of this, the minimum temperature in Delhi reached 2.2 degree Celsius on Saturday. Because of this, Saturday morning was the coldest not only in this season but also in the last two years. At the same time, the minimum temperature reached 1.5 degree Celsius in Ridge area and two degree Celsius in Lodhi Road.
Sunshine in the afternoon
Light sunshine in the afternoon brought some respite from the cold. In the evening the chill increased again. According to the Meteorological Department, the sky will be clear on Sunday and cold wave will prevail. There will be very dense fog in the morning. That's why the Meteorological Department has issued an orange alert.
According to the Meteorological Department, the maximum temperature on Sunday is expected to be 18 degree Celsius and the minimum temperature is likely to be three degree Celsius.
The temperature may increase by two to three degrees Celsius on Monday. Still the chill will remain on that day. After this, there is a possibility of getting some relief from the cold from Tuesday.
Know how much less temperature was recorded than normal
Delhi recorded a maximum temperature of 16.7 degrees Celsius on Saturday, which is three notches below normal. The minimum temperature was recorded at 2.2 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal.
Earlier in the year 2021, the minimum temperature was recorded at 1.1 degree Celsius on January 1.
The fog lasted for nine and a half hours
The fog remained in Delhi for nine and a half hours. Dense fog had started at one and a half night and remained foggy till around 10 in the morning. During this, the visibility near Palam remained up to 50 meters from 2.30 am to 9.30 am.
During this, only 25 meter visibility was recorded near IGI Airport at 5.30 am. 36 trains were delayed from one hour to seven hours due to fog.
Third coldest day in ten years
January 7 was the third coldest day in ten years. During this, January 1, 2021 was the coldest, then the minimum temperature was 1.1 degree Celsius and on January 6, 2013, the minimum temperature was 1.9 degree Celsius. After this, the minimum temperature was recorded on January 7.
Place maximum temperature minimum temperature
Ridge Area 16.5 1.5 Lodhi Road 17.1 2.0 Jafarpur 12.2 2.2 Aya Nagar 15.4 .3.4 Palam 12.7 4.5.