Delhi observes cold morning with mercury dipping to 2.6 degrees Celsius
New Delhi: The capital city observed a cold morning on Saturday with the temperature falling to 2.6 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season's average -- the season's lowest temperature so far, the Met Office said.
According to an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the maximum temperature will settle at 19 degrees Celsius. The visibility in the morning was 1,500 metres in most parts of the city.
According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall air quality in the national capital was found in 'very poor' category.
"While there was shallow to moderate fog in most parts of the city, a few places saw dense fog causing visibility issues. The sky will remain clear with cold wave conditions at many places," the official said.
Friday's maximum temperature settled at 18.5 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 5 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season's average.