NEW DELHI: It will be the first cold wave this season. The weather office declares a cold wave when the minimum temperature drops below 10 degrees Celsius or is 4.5 degrees lower than the season's normal for two straight days. A cold wave is also declared when the minimum temperature is less than 4 degrees in the plains.
The minimum temperature in Delhi fell to 9.6 degrees on November 17, and 9.8 degrees on Sunday, 3 degrees below normal on both instances. Minimum temperatures are likely to dip in Delhi but the cold wave is not likely. Cold waves may be recorded in Haryana and Punjab,” said RK Jenamani. On Monday, the minimum temperature was 11.4 degrees. Hisar in Haryana recorded 7.2 degrees on Monday, 4 degrees below normal.
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