Delhiites witness another chilly day

Last Updated: Friday, January 13, 2012 - 23:39

New Delhi: Delhiites witnessed another
chilly day on Friday as cold winds kept the mercury at below
normal levels, even as the weatherman forecast return of fog
in coming days.

"Fog will redevelop on Sunday morning and the national
capital will also witness cloudy afternoon and night with
chances of rain in some parts," said RK Jenamani, Director
airport Met department.

It was another chilly morning for Delhiites today with
both the maximum and the minimum temperatures remaining two
notches below the normal.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 5.3 degree
Celsius, two degrees below normal. Yesterday also it was 5.3
degrees. Today, the maximum was recorded at 18.7, two degrees
below normal.

Met has predicted shallow fog or mist in the morning
tomorrow and later a clear sky.

The city experienced the coldest day temperature last
Friday, when the maximum was recorded at 16.9 deg C.

Last month saw the minimum temperature come down to 2.9
degree Celsius on Christmas morning, the lowest of the season
so far.

In the past 11 years, except for 2010, the month of
January has recorded the lowest minimum temperature at below
five degrees Celsius. The lowest in the past 11 years was on
January eight of 2006 when the mercury had dipped to 0.2 deg
C.

PTI



First Published: Friday, January 13, 2012 - 23:39

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