According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a temperature of 2.4 degrees Celsius was recorded in Delhi at 6:10 AM today. As the city shudders in the lowest temperatures of this winter season, the met department warns it’s possible that the mercury dips further.
Meanwhile, people were seen lighting up fire at regions like Bhikaji Cama Place and flocking around the flame to keep themselves warm. The minimum temperature was recorded at 3.6 degrees Celsius yesterday, i.e. on December 27, 2019 (Friday).
Delhi: People light fire to keep themselves warm, near Bhikaji Cama Place. Minimum temperature of 3.6 °C was recorded in the national capital, on 27th December (yesterday). pic.twitter.com/1zHOu6Fs4m
— ANI (@ANI) December 27, 2019
People were also found taking refuge inside the night shelters placed by the Delhi government in several areas across the national capital. News agencies captured some photos of the night shelter in Lodhi Road, where people were seen taking refuge.
Delhi: People take refuge at a night shelter in Lodhi Road. Minimum temperature of 3.6 °C was recorded in the national capital, on 27th December (yesterday). pic.twitter.com/TLDir8218r
— ANI (@ANI) December 28, 2019
Cold wave conditions continue unabated across several parts of North India. Temperatures dipped in windy conditions in most parts of Delhi, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, and Western Uttar Pradesh. The maximum temperature for today is expected to be at 15 degrees Celcius, in the national capital.
Meanwhile, the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the National Capital Region has been recorded at 360 in the “very poor” category, according to data recorded in the RK Puram area. The data was provided by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC).
Courtesy : DNA