Weather Update: Severe Cold in North India, rainfall breaks 32-year record in Delhi- Watch Video

Publish Date: 23 Jan, 2022 |
New Delhi: On Sunday, Delhi continued to receive rainfall even as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted that the minimum temperature was likely to remain 2-3 degrees Celsius below normal. The rainfall is also seen across the western Himalayan region, east-central and east and northeast India. According to the weather department, the maximum temperature in Delhi was recorded at 12.2 degrees Celsius.

For a second consecutive day today, Delhi saw rainfall (January 23). Delhi has recorded nearly 70 mm of rainfall in January this year, as on Saturday, the highest in the month in the last 32 years, the IMD said. Delhi registered 69.8 mm of rainfall by 9.30 pm on Saturday, an official was quoted as saying by news agency PTI. It is the highest since January 1989 when the capital received 79.7 mm rainfall, he said.

According to the IMD, rainfall on Saturday Dipped the maximum temperature to 14.7 degrees Celsius, seven notches below the average and also the lowest for the season so far. The Safdarjung Observatory, which is considered the official marker for the national capital, had recorded 5 mm rainfall till 8 am on Saturday. The minimum temperature settled at 11.5 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season’s average, the IMD reported.

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