Now, understandably record cold there is different numbers from record cold here in central Missouri or in South Dakota, or Canada, and such places.
But even though the numbers don't look any bit severe to us, it creates equal stresses on bodies acclimatized to very warm climates as do freezing temps here.
A couple articles from email Mona sent today,
Celsius to Fahrenheit conversion in quotes is provided by me and Google.
With a numbing cold continuing to sweep through Delhi and nearby areas, the region is expected to record its second-coldest December since 1901, the weather department said on Thursday.
"The mean maximum temperature for December was less than 20 degrees Celsius (68F) only in 1919, 1929, 1961 and 1997," an official of the India Meteorological Department said.
In December this year, the mean maximum temperature (MMT) till Thursday was 19.85 degrees Celsius. (67.73F) It is expected to dip to 19.15 degrees Celsius (66.47F) by December 31, he said.
"If it happens, it will be the second-coldest December since 1901. December 1997 recorded the lowest MMT of 17.3 degrees Celsius," (63.14F) the official said.
The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides official figures for Delhi, recorded the lowest maximum temperature of 12.2 degrees Celsius (53.96F) on December 18.
Hmm, that is interesting,
Feeling Too Cold? Add These Foods To Your Diet That Can Keep You Warm; Also Know Some Lifestyle Changes To Fight The Cold Weather
Winter season: This winter season make the necessary changes to fight the cold weather. Simple modifications in diet and lifestyle can help you fight the cold weather. Here are some tips which might help.
By: Varsha Vats Updated: Dec 25, 2019 08:34 IST
1. Make necessary dietary changes
Some foods can keep you warm naturally. During the winter season making some necessary dietary changes is extremely important. Here are some tips which might help -
2. Lifestyle changes to stay warm
Choose warm clothes and layer them properly. Do not forget to cover your feet and head. Some people also use alcohol to stay warm which should be avoided as much as possible.
Delhi Shivers As Biting Cold Winds Lash The National Capital Region
"There will not be much sunlight as it will be partly cloudy through the day, keeping the temperature cold," an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official told IANS.
By: IANS Updated: Jan 16, 2019 03:59 IST
Biting cold winds from the northwest lashed the national capital on Wednesday as the minimum temperature here dropped to 4.5 degrees Celsius, (40.1F) three notches below the season's average.