Delhi Shivering with Cold, How Much Temperature Fell ?

the temperature reached 2.4 degree Celsius

The entire north India is in the grip of cold wave and meanwhile, the cold weather of Saturday morning in the capital Delhi was that the temperature reached 2.4 degree Celsius

This is the coldest day of this season recorded in Delhi. News agency ANI and PTI quoted the Indian Meteorological Department as saying that the temperature in Delhi was 2.4 degrees Celsius at 6.10 am on Saturday.

According to the news agency, 20 people have died due to cold in Uttar Pradesh so far. So far three people have died in Fatehpur while two each in Banda, Hamirpur, Auraiya and Kanpur rural.

On Friday too, the minimum temperature of the capital Delhi was recorded at 4.2 degrees Celsius.

On the other hand, on Friday, the Meteorological Department had estimated in its weather bulletin that on Saturday, there is a possibility of freezing in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, North Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.

The people of Delhi are facing the coldest December of this century anyway.

On Friday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 14.3 degrees, which was seven degrees below normal.

On Friday, the Meteorological Department had said that there is a possibility of very cold till December 29, after which there will be some increase in temperature.


Second coldest December after 1901

Earlier in December, only 1919, 1929, 1961 and 1997, the average temperature was below 20 degrees, news agency PTI quoted an official of the meteorological department.

"As of Thursday, the average temperature in December has been 19.85 degrees. By December 31, it is likely to be 19.15 degrees Celsius," he said.

The official said that the month of December this year could be the second coldest month of December after 1901.

He said that in 1997, the average maximum temperature was recorded at 17.3 ° C, while in 1919 and 1929, the average temperature in December was 19.8 ° C and in 1962 it was 20 °.

How long will it be cold?

The Safdarjung Meteorological Center, which gave the official temperature data in Delhi, said on Friday that since December 14, there has been 13 consecutive 'cold days' or 13 'cold spells' in most areas of Delhi.

After 1992, such a cold occurred in Delhi in only four years 1997, 1998, 2003 and 2014.

Accordingly, Sevier Cold is expected to remain in Delhi till December 29.

However, there is a possibility of getting some relief due to the change in wind direction in the following weeks.

According to the Meteorological Department, if the maximum temperature is less than 10 degrees and 4.5 to 6.5 degrees below normal, it is called cold day.

On the other hand, if the maximum temperature is more than 6.5 degrees below normal, then it is called seawear cold.


What is the condition of the states of the country?

On Saturday, along with the cold, dense fog has been enveloped in many areas of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, North Rajasthan.

While the whole of North India is in the grip of cold, on the other hand, according to the Meteorological Department, minimum temperature was recorded slightly above normal in many areas of the country on Friday.

Central Maharashtra and Marathwada, some areas of Vidarbha, Chhattisgarh and Telangana recorded a minimum temperature of 5.1 degrees Celsius above normal, while in Jharkhand, Goa and Madhya Pradesh, it was 1.6 to 3 degrees Celsius above normal.

On the other hand, many cities of Uttar Pradesh recorded lower temperatures than -1.6 to -3 degrees Celsius above normal.

On Friday, the lowest temperature in the land areas of the country was recorded at zero degree in Sikar, Rajasthan.