New Delhi, Feb 8: Dense cloud cover in the capital today led to a sharp rise in mercury to 9.4 degrees Celsius, after northwesterly winds plummeted the temperature to 6.4 degrees Celsius yesterday.
The cloud cover over the sky led to a rise in the minimum temperature to 9.4 degrees Celsius, the normal temperature for this time of the year. Visibility level remained normal at 1000m. The coming days could witness a sharp fall in mercury, with the weathermen forecasting a nearly two to four degrees drop in minimum temperatures due to strong Northwesterly winds blowing through the air due to the Eastwards movement of a Western disturbance.
The weatherman had forecast a drop in minimum temperature in the capital to 6 Degrees Celsius tomorrow.The Met office had forecast a partly cloudy sky in Delhi during the next 24 hours with the likelihood of mist in the morning.