At 11°C, the city witnessed the season’s coldest day on Thursday. The city was colder than Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir and Dharamshala in Himachal Pradesh which recorded 13°C and 12.8°C, respectively .
The Met department has predicted that cold conditions would continue for the next few days.
The city recorded a maximum temperature of 11°C on Thursday, 9°C below normal.
The minimum temperature recorded in the city on Wednesday night was 8.8°C, 3°C above normal.
“The cold wave condition is likely to prevail for the next 48 to 72 hours. The weather is likely to improve after January 29,” said Surender Paul, director, meteorological department.
“The winter season started late this year as western disturbances were not very active this time,” he added.