Shallow fog dips visibility in Delhi, NCR


New Delhi, Nov 5: There was shallow fog on Monday in the national capital hampering visibility in the region that has already been witnessing  ‘very poor’ air quality.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 18 degrees Celsius.

According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), air-quality across the National Capital Region (NCR) remained “very poor” on Monday.

Delhi’s Mandir Marg at 707, Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium at 676 and Jawaharlal Nehru stadium at 681 under ‘Hazardous’ category in Air Quality Index.

While Prominent pollutants PM 2.5 and PM 10 in ‘Severe’ category in the Delhi University area.

“The sky will remain partly cloudy,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.

The maximum temperature was likely to hover around 29 degrees Celsius. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 72 per cent.

Sunday’s maximum temperature settled at 29.7 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 16 degrees Celsius, three notches above season’s average.

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