Following a brief respite from the hard-hitting winter chill, temperatures across Northwest India are set to plummet below the average once again starting this weekend. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Delhi will be engulfed in a fresh spell of dense fog during the next 3-4 days. It also predicted that a fresh spell of dense to very dense fog is likely over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh from January 14 to January 17. The met department has also warned of cold day conditions in isolated pockets of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
According to meteorologist Navdeep Dahiya, the minimum temperature in some Central Delhi neighbourhoods, such as Safdarjung, can reach zero degrees. The minimum temperature in the suburbs of Delhi and Gurugram can reach -1 degree Celsius at the same time, Aaj Tak reported. The temperature in Delhi’s major areas can range from 0 to 1 degree Celsius.