Amar Ujala Network, New Delhi
Updated Sun, 22 Nov 2020 09:57 PM IST
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Earlier in the year 2003, the minimum temperature was recorded at 6.1 ° C. At the same time, on Friday, Delhi had broken the record of last 14 years with a minimum temperature of 7.5 degrees Celsius. According to Meteorological Department head Kuldeep Srivastava, the minimum temperature recorded in the capital on Sunday is the lowest in the month of November in the last 17 years because it had previously recorded the lowest temperature in the year 2003 itself.
According to the Meteorological Department, in the plains, if the minimum temperature is less than 10 ° C and 4.5 ° C below normal for 2 days. In such a situation, a cold wave is declared. However, the area of Delhi is less than the states located in other plains. In such a situation, if such a situation persists for one day, it will be considered as a cold wave. While for the last few days, the minimum temperature of Delhi is being recorded at 4 to 5 degree Celsius below normal. According to Kuldeep Srivastava, the cold temperatures coming from the Western Himalayas have resulted in a steady decline in temperature, however, due to the activation of the Western Disturbance within the next 4 to 5 days, the minimum temperature rises by 2 to 3 degrees Celsius. There remains a possibility of. According to the Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature on Sunday was recorded at 6.9 degrees Celsius, 4 degrees below normal and the maximum temperature was 2 degrees below normal at 24.2 degrees Celsius.
Apart from this, the maximum humidity level in the air was 94 percent and the minimum was 48 percent. Lodhi Road area of Delhi also recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 6.4 degrees Celsius. Apart from this, the minimum temperature in Aya Nagar was 6.8 ° C and the maximum temperature was 24.2 ° C. Significantly, the minimum temperature was 11.5 ° C in November last year, 10.5 ° C in 2018 and 7.6 ° C in 2017.
At the same time, the record temperature so far was 3.9 ° C on 28 November 1938. At the same time, this time the cold record was also broken in October. In this episode, the minimum temperature was recorded at 17.2 degree Celsius in October. Whereas earlier in the year 1962 it was 16.2 ° C.