Winter chill to continue, temperature may dip to 5 degrees next week: IMD
New Delhi: With chilly winds anticipated from the North, the mercury is ready to fall within the nationwide capital to 5 levels by subsequent week, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) stated on Saturday.
On Saturday, Delhi noticed a drop within the most temperature at 22.6 levels Celsius — two notches above the season’s common — whereas the minimal temperature stood at 7.2 levels.
In keeping with the IMD, the mercury will begin falling from January 1, 2018, with Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday anticipated to see a minimal temperature of six levels Celsius, whereas the utmost is anticipated to hover round 22 levels.
Nevertheless, from January four onwards, the temperature would fall to 5 levels, the IMD stated.
“The wind presently coming into Delhi is from North, the place mountains are already lined with snow. Because the wind velocity will improve, the temperature in Delhi will fall,” stated an IMD official.
On Friday, the minimal temperature was recorded at 6.eight levels Celsius, the season’s common, whereas the utmost was 25.three levels, 5 notches above the season’s common.
In keeping with the IMD, Sunday — December 31 — is prone to be foggy, with minimal and most temperatures anticipated to hover round seven and 22 levels, respectively.