This winter, Delhi witnessed second coldest day since 1901

IANS/New Delhi
Filed on December 28, 2019 | Last updated on December 28, 2019 at 10.06 am
winter, Delhi, second, coldest day, since 1901, Indian Meteorological Department,
People wrapped in warm clothes walks to a bus stop on a cold foggy morning in New Delhi.-AFP

The metrological department also said that it would be the coldest New Year's Eve.

Delhi witnessed the coldest day of the season on Saturday, December 28, with temperature hovering around 1.7 Degrees Celsius at 8:30 am at Lodhi Road, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The Meteorological department said that they have recorded 2.4 Degrees Celsius at Safdarjung, 3.1 Degrees Celsius at Palam and 1.9 Degree Celsius at Aya Nagar on Friday, December 27, morning.

The Meteorological Department said the Delhi-NCR region is expected to record its second-coldest December since 1901.

The officials also said that it was on December 30, 2013, when Delhi's temperature was recorded at 2.4 degrees C at Safdarjung and on December 11, 1996, the temperature was recorded at 2.3 degrees C.

The metrological department also said that it would be the coldest New Year's Eve as they are expecting heavy downpour in Delhi on December 31 and snowfall in the hills in northern India and Kashmir Valley.

Severe to very severe cold wave conditions are likely to prevail in most pockets of north India in the next 10 days, the weather department warned.

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