Delhi-NCR shivers in lowest temperature of the season at 4.1 degree celcius

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New Delhi : The residents of Delhi and NCR regions shivered in the lowest temperatures of the season as icy cold winds blowing from snow-laden western Himalayas have led to a dip in the mercury on Tuesday.

The city recorded the lowest temperature at 4.1 degree celcius. Jafarpur in southwest Delhi was the coldest at 3.6. The maximum temperature also dipped to 18.5 degrees Celsius, more than four notches below normal, the weather department said.

The Safdarjung facility that tells the temperature data recorded minimum temperature at 4.1 degree celcius, while Lodhi Road, Ayanagar and Jafarpur Observatory recorded it at 4.2, 4.0 and 3.6 degrees Celsius.

The temperature is continuously dipping in the national capital with passing days, on Monday, a minimum temperature of 8.4 degrees Celsius after 11.4 on Sunday and 14.4 degrees Celsius on Saturday, respectively.

Earlier, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that fall in minimum temperatures by three to five degree Celsius is expected over most parts of northwest India during the next four days. The minimum temperature is likely to settle around 3 degrees Celsius on Wednesday and is likely to remain below 5 degrees Celsius till Friday.