Cold wave abates though cold winds plummet day temp to 17.5 Deg C

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New Delhi, Feb 5 (UNI) The cold wave sweeping Delhi over the past week today abated further with the minimum temperature rising to eight degrees Celsius even as chilly winds plummeted the day temperature to 17.5 Degree C, five degrees below normal.

Clouds over the city skyline led to a rise in minimum temperature, from six degrees C yesterday, to eight degrees C, one degree below normal.

Cold South Easterly winds blowing through the air in Delhi, however, brought down the maximum temperature, from 20.3 degree Celsius yesterday, to 17.5 Degree Celsius, five degrees below normal.

A slight fog was witnessed in the morning although visibility levels remained near normal at 600m.

The abatement in chill could persist over the next few days with weatherman forecasting a minimum temperature of eight degrees tomorrow.

The Met office have forecast a partly cloudy sky in Delhi during the next 24 hours with light rains or thundershowers tonight or tomorrow morning.

They have also forecast a slight mist in the morning.


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