Delhi, Haryana and Punjab Experience Longest, Severest ‘Cold Day’ December Spell Since 1997
Delhi, Haryana and many Punjab Towns experienced its 10th straight day of intense ‘cold day’ conditions by 25th December, effectively making this the longest and severest ‘cold day’ December spell in the capital in the past 22 years.
The last time Delhi experienced a similar cold spell was back in December 2014, which also consisted of 8 successive ‘cold days’.
However, the conditions in the ongoing spell are not just harsher, but the spell is also set to last longer.
"Severe cold day" conditions were observed across the capital, with departures from normal maximum temperatures registered in Delhi’s districts of (8/9c departure),