Mercury Up But Cold Day Conditions Prevail In City
Hindustan Times|January 20, 2022
NEW DELHI: Parts of Delhi recorded "cold day" conditions for the seventh consecutive day on Wednesday, despite the maximum temperature going up by nearly three degrees, with Safdarjung --Delhi's base station -recording a high of 18.1 degrees Celsius (°C)-two degrees below normal for this time of year.

While Narela was Delhi's coldest location with a high of 14.7°C, Jafarpur recorded 15°C both five degrees below normal for this time of the year.

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhi's maximum temperature will remain around 18-19°C in the next 48 hours, with rain expected on Friday and Sunday.

When the maximum temperature is 4.5 degrees or lower than normal, while the minimum is below 10°C, the IMD classifies it as a 'cold day'. Both Narela and Jafarpur met cold day conditions on Wednesday.

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