It was a cold Friday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature settling at 14 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season’s normal, MeT officials said.
The maximum temperature at 30.4 degrees Celsius too was one notch below the average for this time of the year, they said.
The air quality of Delhi at 9 am was in the “poor” category with an index value of 281, showed real-time data of Central Pollution Control Board. It worsened further with an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 287 at 8.30 pm.
An AQI between zero and 50 is considered “good”, 51 and 100 “satisfactory”, 101 and 200 “moderate”, 201 and 300 “poor”, 301 and 400 “very poor”, and 401 and 500 “severe”.
Relative humidity was recorded at 94 per cent at 8.30 am. The minimum relative humidity was 58 per cent at 5.30 pm.
The Meteorological Department has forecast mainly clear skies on Saturday with minimum temperature of 14 degrees Celsius and maximum 30 degrees Celsius.
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