For the past 2 days, the capital has witnessed mornings colder than Shimla — a trend that the India meteorological department (IMD) forecast says is expected to continue over the rest of the week as well.
While the capital recorded a minimum temperature of 5.2 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, the minimum within the hill city was 9.4 degrees Celsius the same day. Shimla received snow last week, and its minimum temperature was four degrees higher than traditional.
According to IMD’s forecast, mornings within the capital can still be colder than those in Shimla until Christmas. The vary of minimum temperature here is anticipated to be between 4 degrees and 6 degrees Celsius, whereas that in Shimla is 6 degrees and 7 degrees Celsius.
The day temperatures, however, tell a special story. On Monday, Old Delhi was at 22.4 degrees Celsius, whereas Shimla saw the maximum temperature shoot 3 degrees higher than traditional, at 16.3 degrees Celsius. The trend is anticipated to continue.
Delhi’s cold mornings and high humidness levels, meanwhile, have meant additional impure days. On Wednesday, the air was ‘very poor’, with the air quality index value at 347. According to the safar forecast, worse air quality is anticipated on Thursday, although it’ll be in the ‘very poor’ range before a small improvement is seen beginning Friday, once wind speed is anticipated to select up slightly.