Cold morn­ing in Delhi, mer­cury dips to 5 deg C

Millennium Post - - CITY - OUR COR­RE­SPON­DENT

NEW DELHI: It was a cold and foggy morn­ing here on Mon­day with the min­i­mum tem­per­a­ture recorded at five de­grees Cel­sius, two notches be­low the sea­son's av­er­age, the weather of­fice said. At least 18 trains were can­celled, 50 de­layed and eight resched­uled due to fog in sev­eral parts of north­ern In­dia.

The Met has pre­dicted a misty day ahead. Vis­i­bil­ity stood at 800 me­tres and hu­mid­ity was recorded at 97 per cent at 8.30 a.m.

"The sky will re­main clear," an In­dia Me­te­o­ro­log­i­cal De­part­ment of­fi­cial said.

The max­i­mum tem­per­a­ture was likely to be around 21 de­grees Cel­sius.

The max­i­mum tem­per­a­ture on Sun­day set­tled at 20.7 de­grees Cel­sius, one notch above the sea­son's av­er­age while the min­i­mum tem­per­a­ture was recorded at 6.4 de­grees Cel­sius, one notch be­low the sea­son's av­er­age.

A man wrapped in a blan­ket sleeps at a bus stand dur­ing a cold win­ter morn­ing in Delhi on Mon­day as tem­per­a­ture dipped to 5 de­grees Cel­sius

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