New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) It was a chilly, foggy morning in the capital Monday with the minimum temperature settling at 7.7 degrees Celsius, average for this time of the season. The Met Office has forecast a clear day ahead.
"The fog will clear by noon and the day would be clear. However, the evening might be foggy. The maximum temperature will be around 19 degrees Celsius, three notches below the average for the season," an official of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 100 percent and the visibility was reduced to less than 50 metres due to the thick fog cover.
Sunday's maximum temperature was 21 degrees Celsius, a notch below average for this time of the year, while the minimum was two notches below the season's average at 5.9 degrees Celsius.