Cold wave intensifies in northern India, Delhi records season low at 2 degrees

Dehradun: Subsequent to the heavy snowfall in several regions of northern India, an intense cold wave hit the nearby areas resulting in the steep dip in temperatures.

Cold wave resulted in dip in mercury that went below average in most places while below 0 in many places.

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According to the regional Met office, the temperature at Munsiari, Nainital, Mussourie and Haridwar has gone below zero degree Celsius.

Dehradun saw sharp dip in temperature and recorded 2.9 degrees Celsius. Intense snowfall was reported in the last one week in Badrinath, Gangotri, Kedarnath, Yamunotri, Rudraprayag, Tihri, Pauri and Chamoli. Temperature in Mussourie was recorded at 0.5 degrees celsius, Nainital (-1.5), Haridwar (-0.1), Pithoragarh (1.2), Roorkie (3.2) and Rishikesh (4.0).

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National capital saw minimum temperature at 2.4 degrees Celsius while other parts of India shivered with a sharp decline in the temperatures during the night.