Delhiites witness another chilly day
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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.


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

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