Delhiites wake up to a cloudy morning with the minimum temperature at 24.4 degrees Celsius

As per India Meteorological Department (IMD) bulletin, Delhi witnessed the minimum temperature at 24.4 degrees Celsius, which is three notches below normal, with a cloudy morning on Saturday

Cloudy day in New Delhi

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The city is expected to have the maximum temperature of 35 degrees Celsius, the bulletin stated.

According to the IMD, generally cloudy skies with light to moderate rain and thunderstorms are expected during the day.

Mahesh Palawat, Vice-President (climate change and meteorology) of Skymet Weather, said the monsoon is expected to arrive in Delhi around the usual date, June 27, or a day or two in advance.

In the last 24 hours, Delhi recorded 13 mm of rainfall. Waterlogging was also reported in several areas in the city.

The air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was recorded in the ‘satisfactory’ (74) category around 9 am, data from the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) showed.

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’, and 401 and 500 ‘severe’.

 

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