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Delhi wakes up to coldest morning this season, mercury drops to 4 degrees C

Cold wave conditions will continue to prevail till December 22 in the national capital

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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People sitting around a bonfire to warm themselves during a cold morning in old Delhi. PTI Photo

Delhiites woke up to a chilly morning Thursday as the dropped to 4 degrees Celsius, the lowest so far this winter in the city, an said.

According to the Meteorological (MeT) Department, cold wave conditions will continue to prevail till December 22 in the capital.

"The minimum temperature was recorded at 4 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season's average. It is the lowest temperature recorded so far in this month," the of the department said.

The weatherman has forecast clear skies throughout the day.

"The skies will remain clear and the maximum temperature is expected to hover around 22 degrees Celsius," the weatherman said.

The humidity level recorded at 8.30 am was 94 per cent, he said.

On Wednesday, the minimum temperature settled at 5.2 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature was recorded at 22.3 degrees

First Published: Thu, December 20 2018. 10:15 IST
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