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Delhi Records Coldest Day in 119 Years on Monday: IMD

The temperature recorded by the Safdurjung laboratory at 2:30 pm was 9.4 degrees Celsius.

New Delhi: Delhi is likely to experience its coldest day in December in 119 years on Monday with the day temperature recording 9.4 degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department said.

The temperature recorded by the Safdurjung laboratory at 2:30 pm was 9.4 degrees Celsius.

“Delhi likely to record most coldest day today in last 119 year for Dec Month as day temp till 1430 IST of today has been unusually (cold) following a coldest trend with Safdarjung at 1430 IST has 09.4degC,” the IMD tweeted.

Owing to the harsh weather, Gautam Budh Nagar district authorities have decided to close the schools in Noida and Greater Noida for two days. Talking to PTI, officials said that all classes up to standard eight will remain suspended on December 31 and January 1 in all private and government schools across Noida and Greater Noida due to cold weather.