A pleasant morning welcomed New Year into Delhi with a clear sky and mercury remaining above normal though a cool breeze kept the chill in the air.
The mercury sank to a low of 8.4 degree Celsius early this morning,one degree above normal and up from yesterday’s 6.8 degrees. Last year on the New Year day,the minimum was 11 degree Ceslius,four degrees above normal.
Though the city was troubled by fog in the past few days,the city rang in the New Year with a clear sky with visibility at 700 metres.
Last year December saw the minimum temperature come down to 2.9 deg C on Christmas monring,the lowest for the season so far.