Delhiites shiver at 2.4° Celsius

Delhiites, 2.4° Celsius, cold, temperature, shivers
The minimum temperature was recorded at 2.4 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal. File photo: PTI

Delhiites continued to remain in the grip of frigid temperatures on Wednesday (January 1) as the minimum temperature settled at 2.4° Celsius, five notches below the normal temperature, officials said.

Twenty-nine trains were delayed for over two-nine hours due to weather conditions, they said. “The minimum temperature was recorded at 2.4 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal,” a MeT official said, adding that the humidity was 97 per cent.

The air quality recorded at 9:38 AM was 433 in the “severe” category.

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According to the Meteorological department, it would be a partly cloudy sky with moderate fog in the morning. The maximum temperature in the national capital would hover around 16° Celsius.

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