Winds from Himalayas drop temp in Delhi; expected to dip further
New Delhi: As the western Himalayan region received fresh snowfall, the cold winds coming from there have caused a dip in the temperature in Delhi. The minimum temperature dropped to 4.3 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.
The maximum temperature was recorded at 17.5 degrees Celsius, which is three notches below normal at the city’s base station in Safdarjung.
The India Meteorological Department has said that the city of Delhi is likely to witness even more colder days ahead.
The officials said that near cold day conditions were recorded at isolated places. As per the IMD, after the passage of western disturbance, the wind direction has shifted to north-westerly and cold waves are coming from snow-capped mountains to Delhi.
Delhi was witnessing above normal temperatures till Monday due to persistent cloud cover. Delhi's minimum temperature was recorded at 7 degrees on Monday, 7.8 degrees Celsius on Sunday, 10.8 degrees Celsius on Saturday, 9.6 degrees Celsius on Friday and 14.4 degrees Celsius on Thursday.