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 gives consultant information for town, recorded a low of three.9 levels Celsius, 4 notches beneath regular. The utmost temperature settled at 21.eight levels Celsius,” an IMD official mentioned.
The mercury dipped three.three levels Celsius and three.four levels Celsius at Lodhi Street and Ayanagar climate stations, respectively, as icy winds from snow-laden Western Himalayas continued to comb 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 15.2 levels Celsius, seven notches beneath regular and the bottom up to now this season. On Friday, it rose to 19.eight levels Celsius.
A “chilly day” is when the minimal temperature is lower than 10 levels Celsius and the utmost is not less than four.four levels Celsius beneath regular. A “extreme” chilly day is when the utmost temperature is not less than 6.5 notches beneath regular.
Partly cloudy skies are predicted over the nationwide capital in the direction of the night, the IMD mentioned.
The minimal temperature is predicted to hover round 5 levels Celsius for the following 5 to 6 days, it mentioned.