new Delhi: In most parts of North India, the minimum temperature has come below normal. Due to snowfall in the upper parts, cold winds have started flowing in the plains. Today (November 22) there are chances of rain in some parts of the country. Light rain is expected in Odisha, Telangana. Along with this, there is a possibility of rain in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Jharkhand.
According to the Meteorological Department (IMD), the minimum temperature in the capital Delhi today is expected to be 7 degree Celsius and maximum 24 degree Celsius. Fog / mist may be partly cloudy in the morning in Delhi. According to Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) data, the Air Quality Index (AQI) at Anand Vihar at 259 ('poor' category), Bawana at 305 ('very poor' category), Dwarka Sector-8 at 284 (' Poor 'category), at 323 (' Very Poor 'category) in Jahangirpuri.
Mercury level dips in Delhi; India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasts a minimum temperature of 7 ° Celsius and a maximum of 24 ° Celsius today.
Delhi to experience 'Fog / mist in the morning and partly cloudy sky later', as per IMD forecast.
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Temperatures below normal in most parts of the country
Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 8.5 degrees Celsius on Saturday while the maximum temperature was 24.6 degrees Celsius. Earlier on Friday, Delhi had the coldest morning in November in the last 14 years. At the same time, Delhi's air quality remained in the 'poor' category and the average air quality index during the 24 hours was 251.
The minimum temperature in most areas of Rajasthan was recorded on Saturday. In the plains, Churu recorded a minimum temperature of 5.5 degrees Celsius. The night temperature in Mount Abu, the only hilly state of the state, was one degree Celsius. The maximum and minimum temperatures were also below normal in Punjab and Haryana. The Meteorological Department has predicted dry weather in both the states in the next few days.
The maximum temperatures in Amritsar, Ludhiana, Patiala in Punjab were 22.2 ° C, 21.8 ° C and 23.3 ° C, respectively, which is five degrees Celsius below normal. The weather remained dry in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday and it is expected to remain so for the next three days. The cold in Himachal Pradesh continues and the Meteorological Department has forecast rain and snowfall in the state in the next few days. In Manali, Kelong and Kalpa, the temperature was below zero, while Shimla recorded 5.1 degree Celsius.