Chilly circumstances prevailed within the nationwide capital on Saturday because the minimal temperature dropped to three.9 levels Celsius, the bottom up to now this season. “The Safdarjung Observatory, which offers consultant knowledge for the town, recorded a low of three.9 levels Celsius, 4 notches under regular. The utmost temperature settled at 21.8 levels Celsius,” an IMD official mentioned.
The mercury dipped 3.3 levels Celsius and three.4 levels Celsius at Lodhi Street and Ayanagar climate stations, respectively, as icy winds from snow-laden Western Himalayas continued to brush the town, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) mentioned.
On Friday, the minimal temperature had plunged to 2.7 levels Celsius at Jafarpur.
Town had recorded a “extreme” chilly day on Thursday as the utmost temperature dropped to fifteen.2 levels Celsius, seven notches under regular and the bottom up to now this season. On Friday, it rose to 19.8 levels Celsius.
A “chilly day” is when the minimal temperature is lower than 10 levels Celsius and the utmost is a minimum of 4.4 levels Celsius under regular. A “extreme” chilly day is when the utmost temperature is a minimum of 6.5 notches under regular.
Partly cloudy skies are predicted over the nationwide capital in the direction of the night, the IMD mentioned.
The minimal temperature is anticipated to hover round 5 levels Celsius for the subsequent 5 to 6 days, it mentioned.