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Delhi wakes up to another cold day

In the wake of a cold wave since the past two days, the mercury again dipped on Sunday in the national capital, intensifying the winter chill.

Delhi wakes up to another cold day

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  17 Jan 2022 3:32 AM GMT

NEW DELHI: In the wake of a cold wave since the past two days, the mercury again dipped on Sunday in the national capital, intensifying the winter chill.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the city's maximum and minimum temperatures have been pegged at 14 and 8, respectively, while the relative humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 87 per cent. Due to the cold wave, the temperatures also plunged to a maximum of 14.8 degrees and a minimum of 6.1 degrees.

"Similar to yesterday (Saturday), today also there was a layer of moderate fog/low cloud during the day over Delhi NCR, also over Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan," the weather department said, adding that it has prevented sunlight to reach the surface. "Also, light winds are blowing over the region. These conditions led to a severe cold day over Delhi NCR," it added.

As per the IMD, the next three days, starting January 18 will be densely to moderately foggy with the possibility of light rain on January 19 and January 21. (IANS)

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