Sat. Feb 24th, 2024


As the chilly wave continued to hit the nationwide capital, the India Meteorological Department (IMD)’s forecast confirmed the minimal temperature dropping to 7 levels Celsius on Thursday.

As of 8:30 a.m., the minimal temperature recorded was 7.7 levels Celsius, with shallow to average fog.

The IMD classifies fog depth into 4 varieties: shallow, average, dense and really dense fog. The visibility ranges from 999 m to 500 m, 499 m to 200 m, 199 m to 50 m and fewer than 50 m, respectively.

On Thursday, the town recorded lowest visibility of 500 m at Palam and Safdarjung at 8:30 a.m.

IMD’s visibility outlook for the following subsequent 12 hours says that it might probably enhance to 1500m from 8 a.m., and will cut back to 1000m from 4 p.m.

The IMD additional predicted the utmost temperature to hover round 17 diploma Celsius.

According to Indian Railways, 26 trains are behind their scheduled arrival time, and the extent of delay varies throughout a number of routes as a consequence of fog and chilly wave.

The highest delay reported in trains arriving in Delhi is six hours.

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

At the Anand Vihar space, PM2.5 ranges have been recorded to be in ‘extreme’ class standing at 414 and PM10 reached 358 or ‘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 ‘average’; 201 and 300 ‘poor’; 301 and 400 ‘very poor’; and 401 and 500 ‘extreme’.

The Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport T3 additionally witnessed PM2.5 ranges at 340, the ‘very poor’ class whereas the PM10 was at 222, falling underneath the ‘poor’ class, respectively.

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