Rain lashed parts of the national capital on August 19. India Meteorological Department has predicted, 'generally cloudy sky with heavy rain' for Delhi today. Current temperature of Delhi is 28 degree Celsius.Watch: Rain lashes parts of Delhi, temperature dips to 28 degree Celsius
BSES Delhi discoms, BSES Rajdhani Power (BRPL) and BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL) said they met the peak power demand of 2720 mw and 1341 mwrespectively. Last year, Delhi’s peak power demand had clocked 7409 mw. In BRPL’s area it was 3211 mw and in BYPL1686 mw.
The MeT attributed the cold conditions to cyclonic circulation that lies over Iran & neighborhood between 3.1 and 5.8 km above mean sea level. Gradual fall in minimum temperatures by 2-3°C is expected most likely over east India during next 2-3 days.
Heavy fog engulfed parts of the city with the minimum temperature settling at a notch below normal. Five flights diverted as the captain was not trained to land under CAT conditions. The Agartala-Anand Vihar Terminus Rajdhani Express was delayed by over one hour while the Varanasi-New Delhi Kashi Vishwanath Express was delayed by over three hours.
As cold waves continue to hit the national capital, people resorted to bonfire to keep themselves warm. Homeless people took refuge in the night shelters. Fog in the northern region of the country has affected the rail route. According to IMD, the minimum temperature recorded in Delhi was 5.8 degree Celsius. Delhi-NCR continues to shiver in cold waves
Delhi continued to reel under a severe cold wave on Sunday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 3.4 degrees Celsius, a notch above Saturday's minimum temperature. Delhi had recorded season's coldest day on Saturday with minimum temperature dropping to 2.4 degrees Celsius. Dense fog enveloped the city reducing visibility to less than 500 metres.Delhi reels under intense cold waves at 3.4 degrees Celsius
Delhi had recorded season's coldest day on Saturday with minimum temperature dropping to 2.4 degrees Celsius. Dense fog enveloped the city reducing visibility to less than 500 metres. "The minimum temperature was recorded at 8.30 am at Safdarjang Observatory at 3.4 degrees Celsius, four notches below normal," a MeT official said.
The National Weather Forecasting Centre has issued a 'red colour' warning for Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, north Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh due to the record-breaking cold season. The weather in the national capital dropped to 2.4 degree Celsius and is likely to plunge further.
Met officials said the mean maximum temperature (MMT) — the average of each day’s maximum — so far this month is 19.5 degrees Celsius. The month is on course to end with an MMT of around 19 degrees C. If that happens, it would be the second lowest MMT recorded in December since 1901, after 17.3 degrees C recorded in 1997.