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Delhi witnesses lowest temperature this season so far, jokes take over on social media

As the temperature plummeted, netizens took to social media to share memes and jokes about the sudden change in the weather and how they were bracing themselves for the colder days ahead.

By: Trends Desk | New Delhi | Updated: December 17, 2020 9:54:04 am
delhi, delhi winters, delhi weather forecast, delhi winter jokes, delhi cold wave, delhi lowest temperature, Delhi weather memes, winter jokes, viral news, delhi temperaure today, indian express news, Trending newsFor the plains, the IMD declares a cold wave when the minimum temperature is 10 degrees Celsius or below and is 4.5 notches less than the normal for two consecutive days. (Express file photo/ Amit Mehra)

After sudden rainfall in the National Capital Region (NCR), a severe cold wave gripped Delhi and nearby regions Tuesday as icy winds blowing from the western Himalayas brought the minimum temperature down to 4.1 degrees Celsius, the lowest in the city this season so far, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

At 4.1 degrees Celsius, the minimum temperature at Safdarjung Observatory, which provides representative data for the city, was five degrees below normal this morning. At Jafarpur, the mercury dipped to 3.6 degrees Celsius, PTI reported.

As the temperature plummeted, netizens took to social media to share memes and jokes about the sudden change in the weather and how they are bracing themselves for the colder days ahead.

The weather department has forecast that the mercury will fall further over the next three days, both during night and day.

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