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Rains lash parts of Delhi-NCR, air quality ‘very poor’

The rains, however, had no effect on the mercury and the minimum temperature was recorded three notches above the season’s average at 12 degrees Celsius.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Published on: February 06, 2019 11:20 IST
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Rains lash of Delhi NCR

Light to moderate rains lashed Delhi-NCR Wednesday morning and the Met department predicted more Showers later in the day.

The rains, however, had no effect on the mercury and the minimum temperature was recorded three notches above the season’s average at 12 degrees Celsius.

With humidity recorded at 100 per cent, the air quality was ‘very poor’ in the city.

According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall air quality index (AQI) of the national capital region was recorded at 352.

“The sky will remain generally cloudy throughout the day with thunderstorm and hail likely in the later parts of the day as well,” the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

In past 24 hours, the city witnesses about 1mm of rain.

On Tuesday, the maximum temperature was recorded at 25 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season’s average while the minimum was 9 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. 

(With agency inputs)

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