Delhi Weather: Snowy winds troubled Delhiites on Republic Day
The minimum temperature was the highest for this month. The humidity level in the air was recorded at 74 to 95 percent. Mungeshpur remained the coldest area, where the maximum temperature was recorded at 14.3 degrees.
The icy wind coming from the mountains has once again brought back the chilly winter in Delhi. A significant drop has also been recorded in the day temperature. According to the Meteorological Department, the period of drop in temperature will continue for two to three more days. After this, when the new Western Disturbance becomes active, the temperature will start rising again.
There was light fog in the morning on Thursday. After this the sun came out, but continued to play hide and seek with partly cloudy skies. The maximum temperature was recorded at 17.3 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal, while the minimum was recorded at 12.8 degrees Celsius, four notches above normal. The minimum temperature was the highest for this month. The humidity level in the air was recorded at 74 to 95 percent. Mungeshpur remained the coldest area, where the maximum temperature was recorded at 14.3 degrees.
The Meteorological Department has forecast that it will be partly cloudy on Friday as well. There will be light fog in the morning. The maximum and minimum temperature can be 19 and nine degree Celsius respectively. The drop in temperature will continue for the next two to three days. There is a possibility of rain on 29 and 30 January. During this the temperature will increase.
Weather remained clear on Republic Day for the fifth consecutive year. The minimum temperature on Republic Day in 2008 was 4.1 degree Celsius. In 2009, 2010, 2014 and 2018, there was dense fog on this day, while in 2015 and 2017 it also rained. This is the fifth consecutive year when it did not rain on Republic Day and the fog did not bother much. On Thursday, the minimum visibility at Palam was recorded at 400 meters at 9 am while it was 500 meters at Safdarjung at 8 am. After this it kept improving continuously.