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Today's freezing temperatures are to be just the prelude for even more severe conditions expected tomorrow and Friday as the Siberian front collides with Storm Emma to bring daytime temperatures of -10C with the wind chill factor.
Daytime temperatures are likely to struggle above freezing but the wind chill factor from the icy northerly breeze will make it feel it feel bitterly cold.
I always like to have my neck covered while cycling as, even if it's a warm sunny day, when on a bike you are moving at speed which creates the wind chill factor.
The wind chill factor made it feel like 29 degrees below zero.
Generally, we count wind chill factor for the temperatures lower than 10 degrees Celsius and winds with speeds of 4.8 kmph or more," said a senior IMD official.
For a more Earthly comparison, the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station recorded a temperature of -23 Celsius (-9 Fahrenheit) and a wind chill factor of -35 Celsius (-31 Fahrenheit) on Tuesday.
With the wind chill factor, the temperature felt like -48 C.
"Temperatures are expected to stay just above freezing point throughout the day, but with the wind chill factor, it could feel more like -5degC, or even -10degC where the winds are strongest.
Afternoon warmth, insolation, was limited by this wind chill factor. Sheltered places with slack wind but maximum overnight radiation recorded frost and ice up to Wednesday night.
You may have noticed a new term popping up with greater regularity in news reports this summer: the "heat index." This statistical interpolation used to be called the "temperature humidity index," but its simpler moniker has raised its stature to match its wintery cousin: the wind chill factor.
If there's a wind chill factor, or if your clothes are wet, body temperature falls faster.