Metropolis shivers at 2.4°C on season’s coldest day | Gurgaon Information


Gurgaon: Town shivered at 2.4 levels Celsius on Friday with the mercury dropping to this season’s lowest stage, making it the coldest December 21 since 2011.
The typical minimal temperature within the NCR was 4.7 levels Celsius, recorded at Safdarjung observatory.
Gurgaon recorded the utmost temperature at 23.1 levels Celsius. The capital, however, was a tad hotter with the common most temperature at 20.6 levels Celsius — one diploma under regular for the season.
Delhi had recorded the season’s lowest of 4 levels Celsius on Thursday, which was additionally the coldest December day within the final 4 years, since December 28, 2014, when a minimal of two.6 levels Celsius was recorded within the capital.
On December 21 final 12 months, Gurgaon had recorded a minimal temperature of 12 levels Celsius, whereas in 2015 and 2016 winters, the mercury was at 6 levels Celsius on this present day.
Met officers mentioned the prevailing climate circumstances would proceed for not less than subsequent couple of days.
“The whole northern belt is seeing such a chilly wave. Town will witness chilly wave circumstances, particularly within the morning and at night time, for the following two days. Nonetheless, the skies will stay clear in the course of the daytime. The utmost and minimal temperatures are prone to hover between 21 and 4 levels Celsius, respectively,” mentioned an official from the Met division.
The visibility will stay kind of regular this 12 months. “Whereas average fog circumstances can’t be dominated out, we’re not anticipating visibility to go all the way down to zero this 12 months (prefer it occurred final 12 months), because the skies are anticipated to stay clear and the town is prone to witness sunny days,” the official added.
Officers of the Haryana State Air pollution Management Board (HSPCB) mentioned the air air pollution ranges may go up within the subsequent two days because the wind velocity had been taking place steadily.
“The reducing wind velocity, coupled with the dipping mercury, could add to the air pollution woes. Civic companies and different departments involved have put all anti-pollution measures in place. The wind velocity is prone to choose up Sunday onwards, which can assist enhance the scenario,” mentioned an official of HSPCB.
On Friday, the air high quality index (AQI) was recorded at 223 (poor) in Gurgaon, 386 in Delhi, 370 in Faridabad and 394 in Noida — all within the ‘very poor’ zone. Each Ghaziabad and Larger Noida, however, recorded AQI at 407 (extreme).
“Apart from the wind velocity, all different meteorological elements are prone to be unfavourable. The AQI is predicted to get better by weekend however will proceed to stay within the very poor vary,” SAFAR mentioned on Friday.


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