Light rain likely in Delhi today, minimum temperature at 7.4 degrees

- December 22, 2023
| By : Patriot Bureau |

The relative humidity was recorded at 100 percent at 8:30 am while the Air Quality Index (AQI) remained in the very poor category at 397

CAUGHT UNAWARES: The sudden rainfall in the Capital over the past few days was caused by western disturbances

Delhi on Friday recorded a minimum temperature of 7.4 degrees Celsius, falling within the typical range for this season, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Anticipating light rainfall throughout the day, the weather department shared its forecast for the city.

At 8:30 am, the relative humidity stood at 100 percent, coinciding with an Air Quality Index (AQI) of 397, categorized as ‘very poor.’

The AQI scale defines ranges: ‘good’ (0-50), ‘satisfactory’ (51-100), ‘moderate’ (101-200), ‘poor’ (201-300), ‘very poor’ (301-400), and ‘severe’ (401-500).

The IMD’s projection includes expectations of shallow to moderate fog persisting during the day. (With inputs from PTI)