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Delhi Weather: Air Pollution high; cool and misty morning, cloudy day ahead

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Lungsanliu Gonmei | Updated on: 17 Oct 2018, 10:14:21 AM
Delhi Weather: Air Pollution high; cool and misty morning, cloudy day ahead.

Delhi Weather: Air Pollution high; cool and misty morning, cloudy day ahead.

New Delhi:

The air pollution level in Delhi and NCR dipped to “very poor” level, but the national capital woke up to a cool and misty morning on Wednesday with minimum temperature settling at 19.2 degrees Celsius, normal for the season.

The Meteorological (MeT) Department has forecast cloudy skies through the day with maximum temperature at around 34 degrees Celsius.

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Relative humidity at 8.30 am was 78 per cent, according to the weatherman.

On Tuesday, the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) dropped to 'Poor’ levels.

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According to the latest AQI data, major pollutants PM 2.5 is at 214 (poor) and PM 10 at 255 (poor) in the Lodhi Road area. With a drop in wind speed, authorities predicted further fall in the air quality index of the national capital in the coming days.

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First Published : 17 Oct 2018, 10:13:34 AM