Delhi records eighth cold wave day

New Delhi:

Delhi logged its eighth cold wave day in January on Wednesday, the most in the month in at least 12 years, according to data available on the India Meteorological Department website.

The Sadarjung observatory, Delhi’s primary weather station, recorded a minimum temperature of 2.6 degrees Celsius. It was 2.4 degrees Celsius on Tuesday and 1.4 degrees on Monday.

Delhi saw seven cold wave days in January 2020, while it did not record any such day last year.