Misty Tuesday morning in Delhi, air quality ‘very poor’

New Delhi, Oct 23: Delhiites witnessed a misty Tuesday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 16 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average, and “very poor” air quality.

“The sky will remain mainly clear throughout the day,” an India Meteorological Department official (IMD) said.

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) the air-quality across the National Capital Region (NCR) was very poor.

According to news agency ANI the Air Quality Index (AQI) data of the Delhi’s Lodhi Road area on Tuesday showed levels of prominent pollutants at PM 10 and PM 2.5 at 237 and 214, respectively.

The maximum temperature was expected to hover around 31 degrees Celsius. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 68 per cent.

On Monday, the maximum temperature was settled at 31.2 degrees Celsius, one notch below the season’s average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 15.3 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average.


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