Delhi: Western Disturbances either bring rain or bring storms. Which caused strong winds to blow and scattering low clouds. That was the reason Winter broke a 19-year record in February. The maximum temperature on Thursday was 14.4 degrees. It was eight degrees lower than normal. Earlier, on February 3, 2003, the maximum temperature was 14.3 degrees. Light rain is also expected on Friday. However the temperature will improve.

The fourth coldest day in 71 years
February was the fourth coldest day in 71 years. The maximum temperature on February 3, 2003 was 14.3 degrees Celsius. The minimum temperature was also recorded at 11 degrees. This is 3 degrees higher than normal. The difference between the maximum and minimum temperature was only 3.4 degrees. The maximum temperature was recorded at 14.4 in Jafarpur, 13.8 in Aya Nagar and Lodi Road, 13.3 in Narela, 14.5 in Palam and 13.5 in Mayur Vihar. Narela remained the coldest place in the capital. The temperature here was 9 degrees below normal.

‘Weather problem’ across North India
Drizzle started in some areas on Thursday afternoon. It continued to rain in many places even during the night. This situation is not unique to Delhi. Instead, Western Disturbances are being seen all over North India. The tremor returned to Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, late in the evening with rain. Here, too, a strong wind with light drizzle continued throughout the night. This is the situation in almost the entire Uttar Pradesh. Meanwhile, torrential rains lashed Patna late at night around 9 p.m. The strong wind blew all night. Due to which the cold has increased once again in the whole of North India.

The coldest 4 days of February

  • 21 February 1954 – 13.9 degrees
  • February 1, 1970 – 12.3 degrees (coldest day in February since 1951)
  • February 1, 2003 – 14.3 degrees
  • 3 February 2022 – 14.4 degrees

There is still little hope of relief
According to the meteorological department, snowfall is occurring in the mountains due to active western disturbances towards Jammu and Kashmir and formation of cyclonic cyclones over north-western Rajasthan. At the same time, the cold has increased due to rains with strong winds in the plains of Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Punjab. Friday will also be cloudy. It may rain. After this the weather will start clearing from Saturday. From February 6, the temperature will again rise above 20 degrees. After this you will feel the heat in the sun for the next two-three days. The maximum temperature will be between 21 and 23 degrees. At the same time, the minimum temperature will remain around 9 degrees until February 9.

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