Indore: Dip Dip Dip. Merc drops to 4-yr min of 7.8°C

Indore: With further drop in temperature, Indoreans felt more than the nip in the air as the city recorded the season’s lowest minimum temperature in last four years at 7.8 degrees Celsius on Tuesday. Last time, the lowest temperature was recorded 7 degrees Celsius in 2015 and was recorded 5 degrees Celsius in 2014.

The city reeled under cold winds, especially in the morning and again in the evening, as people were forced to wrap themselves in warm clothes to brave the coldest night the city has seen so far this season. According to regional meteorological department, maximum temperature on Tuesday was 22.6 degrees Celsius, which was four degrees Celsius below normal while the night temperature dropped to 7.8 degrees Celsius, three degrees Celsius below the normal, making the night coldest of the season.

“The cold conditions were generated due to cold winds blowing from East and Northeast and rise in humidity level. Chill will increase in coming days as the northern part of the country has witnessed snowfall while more rise in humidity will make fog like conditions” weathermen said. The humidity level on Tuesday was recorded at 77 per cent in the morning and 49 per cent in the evening. Winds were blowing in the city with the speed of 10 kilometres per hour.

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