New Delhi: At least 18 trains to Delhi are running late due to fog and low visibility, news agency ANI reported on Tuesday. It was a cold morning in the national capital as the minimum temperature was recorded at 13 degrees Celsius. Cold waves have intensified in the national capital after heavy snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh.
On Monday, 17 trains were running late due to fog and low visibility. On February 7, heavy rains and hailstorm accompanied by strong winds lashed the national capital.
In the month of January, Delhi experienced a prolonged spell of cold wave conditions 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.
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.
Reportedly, the month of February is likely to record more rain in comparison to January.