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Delhi: Air quality remains ‘poor’, light rains likely during day

According to an IMD official, the maximum temperature was likely to hover around 20 degrees Celsius. 

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Published on: January 30, 2019 10:49 IST ]
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Air quality in Delhi remains poor

Delhi woke up to a cold morning on Wednesday as the minimum temperature in the national capital was recorded at 5.2 degrees Celsius, four notches below normal, the Met said. Light rains are likely in the city during the day, it said.

"There was shallow fog in the morning. The sky will remain generally cloudy with light rains," an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.

According to the official, the maximum temperature was likely to hover around 20 degrees Celsius.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 94 per cent.

The overall air quality of the National Capital Region was 'poor', the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) said, adding the air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 266.

The minimum temperature on Tuesday was recorded at 5.4 degrees Celsius, while the maximum temperature was recorded at 20.6 degrees Celsius.

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