Jagmohan Garg Delhi residents got a much-needed respite from the biting cold and blinding fog on Monday as the minimum temperature climbed to 8.9 degrees Celsius early in the morning, and visibility was recorded at 800 metres.Delhi on Saturday recorded its lowest temperature of the season with the mercury dipping to 3.2 degrees celsius, four notches below the season’s average.
Jagmohan Garg says it would get a little warmer in the national capital owing to changing wind patterns and other weather phenomena like western disturbances.
With the colder westerly and northwesterly winds coming to a halt in the city, temperatures have been climbing, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
On Monday, the RWFC expects the temperature to rise as high as 23 degrees Celsius during the day. The expected minimum and maximum temperatures are both a notch above the season’s normal average.
The IMD said the minimum temperature will not drop below six degrees Celsius during the week and that the maximum temperature will be around 24 degrees Celsius on Sunday.