Cold wave grips Delhi

New Delhi: A cold wave gripped Delhi on Friday resulting in the mercury dipping by six notches, with the minimum temperature recorded at 6.8 degrees Celsius, the weather office said.

“The sky is expected to remain clear with no chances of rainfall. The cold wave will continue throughout the day,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official told IANS.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 95 per cent.

The day’s maximum temperature is expected to hover around 22 degrees Celsius.

Thursday’s maximum temperature settled at 22 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season’s average while the minimum was recorded at 6.8 degrees Celsius, six notches below season’s average.