New Delhi: Almost entire part of northern India including national capital Delhi is witnessing change in weather. The continuous decline in the morning and evening temperatures is signaling at chilly winter this year. The falling mercury has also increased the risk of acid rain in Delhi. Sky of the national capital is covered by smog which has seriously concerned the residents of Delhi.

According to meteorologists, a misty and hazy weather is due to cyclone Nilam that hit Tamil Nadu coast recently.

The national capital on Monday morning recorded a maximum temperature of 27 degrees and minimum temperature as 16 degrees.

According to experts, the smoggy cover on the sky of Delhi may cause acid rain in coming days. This cover is due to high pollution level in the national capital which has reached at the alarming level.

Meteorological Department has said that mist in the Delhi skies is likely to stay for the next two or three days. Amid the changing weather, the temperature is also expected to dip by 2 to 3 degrees in coming days.

The minimum temperature in Delhi on Sunday was recorded 15.6 degrees Celsius which was more than one degree above normal. The capital was wrapped in a blanket of dense smog in the evening. The maximum and minimum temperature on Saturday was recorded 27.8 degrees Celsius, three degrees above normal and 15.3 degrees Celsius respectively.

The Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow and other cities were witnessed marginal dip in temperatures which resulted in cold nights.

The capital temperature on Thursday night was recorded 11.5 degrees Celsius which is the lowest temperature of last three years of this time. With the arrival of November, the winters also marked its presence in the capital.

On November 1, 2012, the minimum temperature dropped and went to 11.4 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature was 30.2 degrees Celsius which was less than one degree above normal.

According to meteorologists, the sudden fall of mercury in the last week of October has made November 1, as the coldest day.


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