‘Yellow Alert’ in Delhi amid extreme cold conditions`

‘Yellow Alert’ in Delhi amid extreme cold conditions`

‘Yellow Alert’ in Delhi amid extreme cold conditions`

Jaffarpur village in South-West Delhi records 3.3 Degree Celsius

New Delhi, Dec. 20 (Delhi Crown): The Meteorological Department on Monday (Dec. 20) issued a “Yellow Alert” in Delhi amid the prevailing extreme cold conditions in the national capital.

A “Yellow Alert” is issued to ask the people in an area to remain vigilant about the extreme weather conditions.

According to a forecast by the Met department, Delhi and surrounding areas might face extreme cold conditions in the coming days.

South-West Delhi’s Jaffarpur area witnessed a minimum temperature of 3.3 Degrees Celsius on Monday morning, while the Lodhi Road recorded a minimum temperature of 3.6 Degrees Celsius.

Schools have been reopened in the national capital for classes VI onwards, after being shut for a couple of weeks due to alarming air pollution levels. The prevailing cold wave conditions might once again force the authorities to review their decision to let the schools open.

“We saw cold wave conditions at Lodhi Road and Jaffarpur. Similarly, we saw cold day conditions in some parts of Delhi, even though Safdarjung’s maximum was just three degrees below normal,” Met Department’s scientist R.K. Jenamani was quoted as saying.

Yamunotri, the place of origin of river Yamuna, recorded a minimum temperature of -10 Degree Celsius on Monday morning. Several places reported damage to standing crops due to the extreme cold conditions.

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