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Don't pack up your woolens, met predicts colder days

delhi Updated: Feb 03, 2012 00:26 IST
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If you were thinking of packing up your woolens, hold on for some more time. With heavy snowfall predicted in certain parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh between February three and five, colder days are ahead for Delhiites.

According to the met department, the maximum temperature in Delhi will fall by almost four degrees from Saturday onwards. There is also a prediction of light rainfall.

"There is a possibility of light rainfall in Delhi on February 4 and with this cloudy conditions will remain in the capital for a couple of days. This will decrease the day temperature by two to four degrees," said BP Yadav, director forecast, Indian meteorological department (IMD).

With days getting colder, the night temperature is expected go up by at least two degrees.

"The maximum temperature on Thursday was 22.8 degrees. On Saturday, if cloudy conditions develop it can fall below 20 degrees and the minimum temperature which was 8.4 degrees could go up to 10 degrees," added Yadav.

With prediction of light rainfall on Saturday, fog is also expected to make a comeback.

For flyers, Sunday night could be a bit chaotic as there are chances of moderate to dense fog at the airport again.

"There are chances of moderate fog on Sunday night and it can hit the flight operations," said Rajendra K Jenamani, director-in-charge of the Indira Gandhi International Airport's Met Department.