Lack of WD, cloudiness driving rise in mercury: IMD

New Delhi, Feb 23 : As Winter Winds Up With February Approaching Its End, The Whole Of North India Is Experiencing The Blazing Sun Which Is Rare For This Time Of Year.

The Temperature On Tuesday Afternoon Touched 31 Degrees Celsius, Six Degrees Above Normal, And Is Expected To Soar Further By The End Of The Month, Kuldeep Srivastava, Head, Regional Weather Forecasting Centre Of India Meteorological Department (IMD) Told IANS.

"It (temperature) Is Not Generally Recorded This High In February.

However, On More Than One Occasions In The Last Decade, We Have Observed This Change," He Said.

Srivastava Said That The Unexpected Delay In Western Disturbance (WD) Over Northern Part Of The Peninsula Is The Reason Behind The Warming Mercury.