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Delhiites shiver as minimum dips to 2.7 degree Celsius

New Delhi, Jan 4, 2012, (PTI):
Indian labourers warm themselves around a bonfire in Amritsar. New Delhi has suffered its coldest day in 44 years amid a cold snap across northern India, the local weather office said. The maximum day temperature had reached just 9.8 degrees Celsius (49.6 degrees Fahrenheit), the lowest since the winter of 1969 when records first began, an official in the local meteorological department told AFP, with a minimum of 4.8 Celsius. AFP PHOTO

Delhiites today pulled put more woollens from their winter wardrobe as morning temperature plummeted to the season's lowest of 2.7 degree Celsius.

Today's minimum is four degree Celsius below normal and down from yesterday's 4.4 degrees Celsius. Yesterday, the maximum was 12.7 degree Celsius.

Fog in the early morning hours slowed down traffic.

On Tuesday, the minimum had dipped to four degree Celsius, the previous lowest for the season.


On Wednesday, the city witnessed the coldest day in 44 years when maximum plummeted to 9.8 degrees.

The weatherman has predicted similar weather conditions for tomorrow with temperature between four and 15 degrees.

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