Photos: Delhi’s min temperature in November touches 17-year low

UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 06:21 PM IST
People huddle around a bonfire to warm themselves near INA market on November 23 as the minimum temperature in Delhi dropped for the second successive day at 6.3 degrees Celsius--the lowest in November in 17 years. (Amal KS / HT Photo)
A man wearing head warmers jogs on a cold morning in New Delhi on November 24. The Safdarjung Observatory in the capital recorded a minimum of 6.3 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal on November 23. The maximum here settled at 26.2 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year, HT reported. (Kamal Singh / PTI)
Birds in flight on a hazy morning near Yamuna Ghat in New Delhi on November 23. The air quality deteriorated on November 23, inching closer to the “very poor” category, with the AQI at 295 (poor), HT reported. (Amal KS / HT Photo)
People in warm clothes at Janpath market in New Delhi on November 23. “Such a low minimum temperature in November was earlier recorded on November 29, 2003, when it dropped to 6.1 degrees Celsius,” Kuldeep Srivastava, head of (India Meteorological Department) IMD’s regional weather forecasting centre told HT. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)
Visitors at India Gate in New Delhi on November 22. Delhi is experiencing a colder than normal winter because of global factors such as La Nina, a global weather pattern linked to low minimum temperatures in northwest India, HT reported. (Manvender Vashist / PTI )
A view of the Yamuna river in New Delhi on November 22. “The cold winds blowing from snow-clad western Himalayas have led to a dip in the mercury. However, a fresh Western Disturbance affecting the Western Himalayan region from Monday will have its impact on Delhi as well and the minimum temperature will rise by 2-3 degrees over the next couple of days,” Srivastava told HT. (Atul Yadav / PTI)
Commuters wait for DTC buses outside Red Fort in New Delhi on November 24. According to Srivastava, air quality in Delhi may improve slightly only around November 27-28 when wind speed is likely to pick up again after the passing of the western disturbance. (Arvind Yadav / HT Photo)
Women warm themselves next to a fire at RK Puram in New Delhi on November 22. After the Western Disturbance passes, cold winds will again start blowing from the region and the mercury is set to dip again from November 27, HT reported. (Amal KS / HT Photo)

People huddle around a bonfire to warm themselves near INA market on November 23 as the minimum temperature in Delhi dropped for the second successive day at 6.3 degrees Celsius--the lowest in November in 17 years. (Amal KS / HT Photo)

A man wearing head warmers jogs on a cold morning in New Delhi on November 24. The Safdarjung Observatory in the capital recorded a minimum of 6.3 degrees Celsius, five notches below normal on November 23. The maximum here settled at 26.2 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year, HT reported. (Kamal Singh / PTI)

Birds in flight on a hazy morning near Yamuna Ghat in New Delhi on November 23. The air quality deteriorated on November 23, inching closer to the “very poor” category, with the AQI at 295 (poor), HT reported. (Amal KS / HT Photo)

People in warm clothes at Janpath market in New Delhi on November 23. “Such a low minimum temperature in November was earlier recorded on November 29, 2003, when it dropped to 6.1 degrees Celsius,” Kuldeep Srivastava, head of (India Meteorological Department) IMD’s regional weather forecasting centre told HT. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

Visitors at India Gate in New Delhi on November 22. Delhi is experiencing a colder than normal winter because of global factors such as La Nina, a global weather pattern linked to low minimum temperatures in northwest India, HT reported. (Manvender Vashist / PTI )

A view of the Yamuna river in New Delhi on November 22. “The cold winds blowing from snow-clad western Himalayas have led to a dip in the mercury. However, a fresh Western Disturbance affecting the Western Himalayan region from Monday will have its impact on Delhi as well and the minimum temperature will rise by 2-3 degrees over the next couple of days,” Srivastava told HT. (Atul Yadav / PTI)

Commuters wait for DTC buses outside Red Fort in New Delhi on November 24. According to Srivastava, air quality in Delhi may improve slightly only around November 27-28 when wind speed is likely to pick up again after the passing of the western disturbance. (Arvind Yadav / HT Photo)

Women warm themselves next to a fire at RK Puram in New Delhi on November 22. After the Western Disturbance passes, cold winds will again start blowing from the region and the mercury is set to dip again from November 27, HT reported. (Amal KS / HT Photo)

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The minimum temperature in Delhi on November 23 dropped to 6.3 degrees Celsius, the lowest in November since 2003. The maximum temperature settled at 26.2 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. The air quality also deteriorated on November 23, inching closer to the ‘very poor’ category, with the AQI at 295 (poor). According to predictions, a fresh Western Disturbance affecting the Western Himalayan region from November 23 will have its impact on Delhi as well and the minimum temperature will rise by 2-3 degrees over the next couple of days.

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