Delhi weather: Cloudy sky, moderate rain expected today, says IMD

The minimum temperature on Wednesday is likely to be 25 degrees Celsius while maximum temperature is predicted to reach 28 degrees Celsius
Dark clouds hover over India Gate in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Dark clouds hover over India Gate in New Delhi. (Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jul 28, 2021 09:20 AM IST
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Delhi is likely to see a cloudy sky with moderate rain on Wednesday as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast.

The minimum temperature on Wednesday is likely to be 25 degrees Celsius while maximum temperature is predicted to reach 28 degrees Celsius.

The maximum temperature on Tuesday was 29.5 degrees Celsius.

Delhi’s air quality was in the satisfactory category on Wednesday morning. Data from the Central Pollution Control Board showed that the hourly air quality index (AQI) at 8am stood at 63. On Tuesday, the average 24-hour AQI was 98.

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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".

On Tuesday, the Union ministry of earth science’s air quality monitoring centre, System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (Safar) said, “The overall air quality is in the Satisfactory category as forecasted. Widespread rainfall observed at Delhi and rainfall activity is likely to increase in next two days. Increased rainfall activity is likely to influence AQI positively through the washout process. Satisfactory to Good AQI is forecasted next three days.”

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