Due to continuous snowfall in the hills for several days and cold winds coming from the northwest direction, the temperature in the capital has started falling sharply for several days. Due to the cold winds coming from the north-west direction, the temperature in the capital has started falling rapidly. The minimum temperature in the capital on Friday was 7.5 degrees Celsius, the lowest on November 20 in the last 14 years.
According to Mahesh Palawat, head scientist at Skymet Weather, a cold wave is considered for the plains when the minimum temperature is recorded below 10 ° C and falls below 4 ° C above normal.
According to Palawat, the temperature has dropped due to icy winds coming from the Western Himalayas. At the same time, there will be a drop in temperature by the following Saturday. However, the minimum temperature is expected to increase from 23 November onwards. Also, the winds will turn from north-west direction to east-south direction. This can provide relief from cold winds.
According to the Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature in the capital on Friday was 5 ° C lower than normal at 7.5 ° C and maximum temperature at 25.4 ° C, 2 ° C below normal. Apart from this, air humidity level was 40% and maximum 95% in the last 24 hours. Apart from this, Lodhi Road recorded lowest minimum temperature of 7.6 degree Celsius and maximum temperature of 25.7 degree Celsius in various areas of Delhi.