NEW DELHI: The national on Thursday witnessed a chilly morning coupled with shallow fog.
According to a MeT department official, the minimum temperature rose to settle at 11.8 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season's average.
Meanwhile, the maximum temperature is likely to hover at 25 degrees and the humidity was recorded at 87 per cent.
On Wednesday, the minimum temperature was recorded at 15 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature settled at 25 degrees Celsius.
On Tuesday, the maximum and the minimum temperatures were at 27.4 degrees Celsius and 12.8 degrees Celsius, respectively.
The weatherman predicted a possibility of light rain and thundershowers in the national capital later in the day.
People residing in Delhi and National capital are reeling under the impact of breathing polluted air due to vehicular pollution, crop residue burning and climate change. They are using mask and scarves to cover their nose from the cocktail of dust and smog.
The medical practitioners across the city have advised people, who are suffering from breathing difficulties to avoid outside activities and recommended to use the mask.
If anybody experienced unusual coughing, chest discomfort, wheezing or fatigue, then consult the doctor.
They also advised that to drink enough water to avoid dehydration and have fresh fruits and vegetables, which contain antioxidant to boost immunity.