Delhi shivers at 7.4 degrees Celsius

Delhi shivers at 7.4 degrees Celsius

With heavy snowfall in neighbouring states like Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Delhi on Friday continued to reel under bone-chilling conditions, with the minimum temperature recorded at 7.4 degrees Celsius.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the maximum temperature was recorded at 17 degrees Celsius with dense fog.

Besides Delhi, cold wave conditions persisted in a few pockets with severe cold wave conditions very likely in isolated pockets over Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh.

According to SAFAR, the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi docked at 215, which falls in the 'poor' category.