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With shallow fog, Delhi witnesses 'very poor' air quality

According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall air quality of the national capital was recorded in the 'very poor' category.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: November 30, 2018 9:57 IST ]

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With shallow fog, Delhi on Friday witnessed 'very poor' air quality, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 10.7 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average.

According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall air quality of the national capital was recorded in the 'very poor' category.

"The city witnessed shallow fog in the morning. There will be clear sky in the day ahead," an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.

The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 26 degrees Celsius.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was high at 97 per cent.

On Thursday, the minimum temperature was recorded at 12.2 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, while the maximum was 28.1 degrees, three notches above the season's average.

Official agencies have said the air quality is likely to deteriorate drastically from Sunday and is expected to remain “very poor” for a few days.

(With IANS inputs)

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