The weather department in its bulletin said Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh are also likely to experience severe cold conditions. Cold day to severe cold conditions will continue in Delhi till Sunday. The city is expected to record its second coldest December since 1901.
Due to heavy fog on Saturday morning, four flights have been diverted from Delhi airport. Palam recorded the minimum temperature at 3.1-degree celsius, at Lodhi road 1.7 degrees celsius and at Aya Nagar 1.9 degrees celsius.
The air quality plunged to severe with the Air Quality Index reading at 407 and in the previous day the Air Quality Index recorded at 373.