New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that minimum temperature is expected to fall in Delhi from Monday.
The weather department also said that the cold wave conditions are likely to return from Monday.
On Sunday, Delhi experienced a cold day as maximum temperature fell to 15 degrees Celsius which was six notches below normal. It was also the lowest this month. The minimum temperature was recorded at 8.8 degrees Celsius.
A cold day is declared when the minimum temperature is less than 10 degrees Celsius and the maximum temperature is at least 4.5 degrees Celsius below the normal.
As per the IMD, the minimum temperature is likely to fall by three to four degrees Celsius in the next three days. An official said that a cold wave is expected in the city on Tuesday.
He said, “Western disturbance will result in widespread snowfall in the upper hills of Jammu Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. As a result, cold and dry winds coming from the peaks will bring the temperature down to four degrees Celsius.”