Clouds cover Delhi, temperature likely to rise

December 17th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Clouds that covered the capital Wednesday morning brought some respite from the chilly winds that had been blowing for the last two days. The weathermen said the minimum temperature is likely to rise.”The sky over the capital will remain cloudy for another day, and the night temperature is likely to increase,” a meteorological department official said.

Visibility at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) was normal and flights were reported to be running on time.

The minimum temperature of 10.3 degrees Celsius Wednesday was one degree above normal while the maximum temperature settled at 24.4 degrees Celsius.

“The temperature is likely to increase further in the next one or two days in the capital following a western disturbance,” the official said.

The meteorological department has forecast rain or snow at a few places in Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Uttarakhand.

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