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Delhi’s minimum temperature rose to 9°C on Monday, from 5.2°C a day earlier.(Arvind Yadav/ HT Photo)

Minimum temperature may drop; better air in store: IMD

PUBLISHED ON JAN 19, 2021 04:42 AM IST
Due to the change in wind direction, minimum temperatures are likely to fall by 2 to 4°C during the next three days, leading to ‘cold wave’ conditions in isolated pockets over eastern Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi during January 18 to 20.
Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recordings show that on Sunday Delhi’s overall AQI was 347, in the ‘very poor’ zone. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)
Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recordings show that on Sunday Delhi’s overall AQI was 347, in the ‘very poor’ zone. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

Delhi’s air improves, mercury set to rise this week

PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 02:43 AM IST
“Better wind speed has helped improve dispersion. Air quality is likely to stay in the ‘very poor’ category for the next two days. Further improvement is expected on January 20, when the AQI will come down to the lower end of ‘very poor’ to ‘poor’ category,” the Safar forecast read.
Due to the prevalence of dry north or northwesterly winds over most parts of northwest India, the minimum temperature is likely to fall gradually by 3-4°C over the next three to four days, which may cause isolated cold wave conditions over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and north Rajasthan on January 12 and 13. (Representative Image)(HT_PRINT)
Due to the prevalence of dry north or northwesterly winds over most parts of northwest India, the minimum temperature is likely to fall gradually by 3-4°C over the next three to four days, which may cause isolated cold wave conditions over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and north Rajasthan on January 12 and 13. (Representative Image)(HT_PRINT)

Delhi’s minimum temperature falls two notches, further drop in store

UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 06:39 AM IST
Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 7.8 degrees Celsius on Sunday compared to 10.8°C on Saturday. The Palam observatory also recorded ‘cold day’ conditions, as maximum temperatures also dropped significantly below normal on Sunday.
The trend of consistent low temperatures in Delhi and neighbouring areas is in contrast with the all-India trend in temperature, where both maximum and minimum temperatures in winter months have been increasing since the 2000s.(HT Photo)
The trend of consistent low temperatures in Delhi and neighbouring areas is in contrast with the all-India trend in temperature, where both maximum and minimum temperatures in winter months have been increasing since the 2000s.(HT Photo)

Consistent low temperatures part of a trend in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Abhishek Jha
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 09:42 AM IST
Earlier, the IMD had declared December 2019 as the second-coldest December month in Delhi since 1901 based on average maximum temperatures (18.76 degree Celsius).
Despite the rain, air quality deteriorated to AQI 266, in the ‘poor’ category.(HT PHOTO)
Despite the rain, air quality deteriorated to AQI 266, in the ‘poor’ category.(HT PHOTO)

Day temperature falls to 14.4 degree C in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2020 10:16 AM IST
The minimum temperature was 9.3 degrees Celsius, lower than 11.6 degrees Celsius on January 7. IMD scientists said minimum temperature is likely to see a fall from January 9.
People covered in warm clothes to protect themselves from cold weather at Lodhi Garden in New Delhi on Monday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)
People covered in warm clothes to protect themselves from cold weather at Lodhi Garden in New Delhi on Monday.(Sanjeev Verma/HT Photo)

Foggy, polluted Christmas likely in Delhi; 2nd bout of cold wave expected

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2018 11:30 PM IST
The Air Quality Index (AQI) value of Delhi stood at 450 on Sunday and it was almost the same, at 448, on Monday. On a scale of 0 – 500, an AQI value above 400 is considered to be severe.
A man warms himself during cold winter morning, at Karol Bagh in New Delhi, India,(HT File)
A man warms himself during cold winter morning, at Karol Bagh in New Delhi, India,(HT File)

Cold wave to fade with approaching western disturbance in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2019 11:04 AM IST
The chill could return after the western disturbance passes over and the north-westerly winds start flowing again.
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