There is currently no relief from the freezing cold in the capital Delhi. The maximum temperature in the capital fell to 15.2 degrees Celsius on Thursday, which is 7 degrees Celsius above normal. The icy winds continued throughout the day due to the drop in temperature. This was the fourth consecutive cold day, according to the weather department. According to meteorologists, people will not be relieved of the cold waste this week.
At 8.30 am on Thursday, the minimum temperature was recorded at 6.6 degrees Celsius, which is degrees below normal. Meaning there was a difference of about 10 degrees Celsius between the maximum and minimum temperatures on Thursday. According to meteorologists, people felt cold on Thursday due to icy winds with mercury hovering between 2 and 3 degrees. The wind was blowing at a speed of 15 to 20 kmph in the capital on Thursday.
People in NCR also suffer from cold. In Ghaziabad, torico drivers were seen on fire at several places. Autorickshaw drivers say people are not traveling in autos because of the cold and so they have no work.
Ghaziabad: People were sitting by the fire to console themselves.
The autorickshaw driver says, “It’s so cold here, no one wants to travel in an autorickshaw. So, there’s no work for us.” pic.twitter.com/US7cHxCSAx
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According to meteorologist Skymet Weather and Vice President Mahesh Palavat, there will be no relief from the cold till December 21. The main cause of cold winds in Delhi is snowfall in the mountains. Mercury turned over several parts of northwest India on Thursday. Churu in Rajasthan had a low of 2.2 degrees Celsius, Bikaner 3.1 degrees Celsius, Mount Abu 1 degree Celsius, Sikar 0.5 degree Celsius and Bareilly 3.3 degrees Celsius. It is -11 degrees Celsius in Gulmarg.