Himalayan cold wind shakes Delhi, cold day on Tuesday, mercury will fall on Wednesday – understand how it got so cold in Delhi, in detail

The cold snap has started in the capital and surrounding areas. According to the Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature may drop sharply this week. On Tuesday morning, many areas of Delhi-NCR were covered in extremely thick fog. Visibility was very small and it was difficult to observe from 100 meters away. The trains are slow on the road and the lights have to be turned on. Mercury will fall in Delhi in the coming days. This time there may be a melting bone. Let’s find out what’s behind it …

Mercury due to roll in Delhi

In fact, due to the effects of the western unrest, the western Himalayan states – Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand have been hit by heavy snowfall in the last few days. Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the IMD’s regional weather forecasting center, said, “Whenever active western turmoil flows in the western Himalayan region in winter, it causes a drop in temperature across the whole of northwestern India.”

It reaches 1.1 degrees in Delhi on Wednesday


Due to this, Delhi’s mercury reached 1.1 degrees Celsius on Tuesday, which is the lowest temperature in the city this season. It is known that when the minimum temperature in the plains drops to 10 degrees Celsius or below, it announces a cold wave. Not only in Delhi, but also in the Konkan region and Goa, the minimum temperature has risen to 3.1 and 5 degrees Celsius.

Temperatures also fluctuated in these areas

This information was given by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). The maximum temperature was recorded at 18.5 degrees Celsius, four notches below normal, the department said. According to the Safdarjung Observatory, which provides temperature data for the city, the minimum temperature on Tuesday morning was 4.1 degrees Celsius, five degrees above normal. The temperature in Jafarpur was 6.6 degrees Celsius.

Will the cold bark get worse?

According to the Meteorological Department, the temperature in Delhi will drop further. On Wednesday, the minimum temperature is expected to hover around degrees Celsius and by Friday it is expected to be below five degrees Celsius. Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the IMD’s regional forecasting center, said temperatures in small areas like Delhi were below 10 degrees Celsius for one day or 4.5 for two consecutive days. Cold bark can be declared if it is less than degrees Celsius. .