Warm spell ends, Delhi to get cold again

February 8th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Pull out those woollens again, because after days of experiencing warm weather, Delhi will again witness a cold spell, according to the meteorological department.
“The western disturbances from the north that had cast the dry warm spell over Delhi have passed. The weather is likely to return to normal cold temperatures,” an official at the Safdarjung meteorological office said.

The minimum temperature recorded Sunday morning was 8.6 degrees Celsius while the maximum was a comfortable 23 degrees Celsius.

“This is normal,” the official said.

Unlike Saturday’s 23 degrees Celsius, Friday’s maximum touched a warm 28 degrees Celsius. This was an indication that the winter was ‘back on track’, the official said.

Sunday morning witnessed a shallow mist, but this cleared up later in the morning.

“Visibility was 4,000 metres at 9.00 a.m.,” the official informed.

The meteorological office has forecast the maximum temperatures in the coming few days to hover around 23 degrees Celsius and a minimum of about eight degrees Celsius.

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