New Delhi: At least 11 trains are running late due to fog and low visibility this Friday morning. While the maximum temperature stands at 20 degrees Celsius, the minimum temperature is at 10 degrees Celsius. A generally cloudy sky with light rains has been forecast by the weatherman for today. Meanwhile, foggy weather conditions are likely to prevail over the national capital for the next three days. Also Read - Maharashtra Govt Announces Rs 10,000 Crore Package For Rain-Affected Parts of State
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast light rain in Delhi for Friday, which may bring down pollution levels. Isolated parts in Delhi could also see hailstorm, the IMD had said. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), light showers may improve the Air Quality Index (AQI) to ‘moderate’ range after which the AQI would fluctuate between ‘moderate’ and ‘poor’ categories for a couple of days. Also Read - Will Schools be Reopened in Delhi This Year? Latest Developments You Should Know
As per reports, January has been the coldest since 2011. The average minimum temperatures recorded for the month this year stands at 6.89 degrees Celsius. It is predicted that the month of February is expected to witness rains and cold wave conditions. Also Read - Delhi Records 3,882 New Covid-19 Cases, 35 Deaths; Active Cases Reach 25,237
There has been a prolonged spell of cold wave conditions this time in Delhi with the lowest minimum in January recorded at 4°C January 1, 2019. As on January 31, the average minimum temperature for Delhi is at 6.9°C which is 0.7°C below the normal and it is quite phenomenal.
Reportedly, the month of February is likely to record more rain in comparison to January.