Record breaking bone-chilling cold: Delhi shivers at 1°C

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New Delhi, Jan 7: Delhi continues to shiver as the minimum temperature dipped to 1 degree Celsius on Monday, Jan 7. However, visibility was normal with no fog.

India Meteorological Department on Monday informed that the temperature in Delhi and surrounding areas is expected to rise in next two-three days.

Other states in North India including Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Bihar and Jammu Kashmir will continue to freeze for next few days as temperature may drop more, stated MeT department.

People Warm themselves

Poonch district experienced the coldest day on Sunday in last 35 years with mercury dipping below minus and water freezing at various places in the district.

People in the national capital struggled on Sunday when the minimum temperature dipped to 1.9 degree Celsius. Life across the region was hit by bone-numbing cold.

Transport was also hit with many flights and trains delayed by the dense fog. Indian Railway officials informed that over 70 trains were running behind schedule and 15 were cancelled due to dense fog.

IMD officials were quoted as saying, "A feeble western disturbance would affect the western Himalayan region from Jan 9. The minimum temperature may go up a few notches in comparison to the current temperature."

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