Dense Fog in Some Parts of City, Mercury Drops to 7.4 Degrees

The maximum temperature was recorded at 17.4 degrees Celsius, five degrees below normal.

Published: 19th December 2014 11:04 AM  |   Last Updated: 19th December 2014 11:04 AM   |  A+A-

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People wrapped in warm clothes during a cold and foggy morning in New Delhi on Thursday | PTI

By PTI

NEW DELHI: Parts of the capital woke up to dense fog today with the mercury dropping to 7.4 degrees Celsius, one degree below the season's average.

With the maximum temperature being recorded at 17.4 degrees Celsius, five degrees below normal, the MeT had declared cold day conditions in Delhi yesterday.

Predicting party cloudy skies, the weatherman said that maximum temperature may rise to 18 degrees Celsius today.

"The skies will remain party cloudy with moderate to dense fog in the morning," a weather official said.

Humidity in the air was recorded as 89 per cent at 8.30 AM.

Yesterday, the minimum temperature had settled at 7.4 degrees Celsius.

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