Tue. Feb 27th, 2024


The nationwide capital on Monday recorded a minimal temperature at 6.1 levels Celsius, one notch under the seasonal common, the India Meteorological (IMD) Department stated.

The IMD’s forecast for the day confirmed that the utmost temperature is prone to hover round 17 levels, with the minimal at round 6 levels.

It added that it was going to be a “mainly clear sky becoming partly cloudy towards afternoon or evening”.

According to the weatherman, shallow fog blanketed remoted pockets of Jammu division, Delhi, West Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand and Coastal Andhra Pradesh.

“Visibility recorded (at 0530 hours IST of today) (≤500 metres): Punjab: Patiala-50; Haryana: Ambala-200; Chandigarh and Hissar -500 each; Delhi: Palam & Safdarjung-500 each; U.P: Varanasi-25, Prayagraj-50, Bareilly, Bahraich and Gorakhpur -500 each, ” IMD posted on X.

It additional stated that dense to very dense fog was noticed in remoted pockets of East Uttar Pradesh and Bihar; dense fog in remoted pockets of Punjab and Tripura; reasonable fog in remoted pockets of Haryana-Chandigarh, West Rajasthan and West Bengal.

Meanwhile, the air high quality continued to stay within the ‘very poor’ class at a number of stations throughout town.

In the Anand Vihar space, at 9 a.m., PM2.5 ranges had been recorded to be within the ‘very poor’ class standing at 386 and PM10 reached 341 or once more, ‘very poor’, in line with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

The Air Quality Index (AQI) between zero and 50 is taken into account ‘good’; 51 and 100 ‘passable’; 101 and 200 ‘reasonable’; 201 and 300 ‘poor’; 301 and 400 ‘very poor’; and 401 and 500 ‘extreme’.

Dwarka Sector 8 witnessed PM2.5 ranges at 335, and PM10 was at 218, each falling below the ‘very poor’ and ‘poor’ class, respectively.

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