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A man holding a baby wrapped in a blanket stands next to a bonfire on a cold winter morning in New Delhi, India, December 19, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY(REUTERS)

At below 6 degrees Celsius, Delhi shivers in longest cold spell over 13 years

UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 10:10 AM IST
Night temperatures have been lingering below 6 degrees Celsius for the past 10 days and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast that cold wave conditions will continue for at least five more days.
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Residents of Delhi have more reason to complain about the cold this month -- the city is going through the longest cold spell in a December in at least 14 years, and it is likely to stay that way for some time.(PTI)
Residents of Delhi have more reason to complain about the cold this month -- the city is going through the longest cold spell in a December in at least 14 years, and it is likely to stay that way for some time.(PTI)

Longest cold spell in Delhi in 14 years; cold wave to continue

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2018 08:08 AM IST
Delhi encountered cold spells in December in 2014, 2011 and 2007, which continued for five days at the most. In the last two winters, the mercury didn’t drop below six degrees.
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