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Delhi wakes up to partly cloudy sky; air quality remains severe

The minimum temperature in Delhi on Saturday was recorded at 33.4 degrees Celsius, six notches above the season’s average.

delhi Updated: Jun 16, 2018 10:28 IST
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service
Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi
Delhi weather,Delhi pollution,Air quality
Dust envelops the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, on Friday. (AP file photo)

The national capital woke up to a partly cloudy sky on Saturday with the minimum temperature recorded at 33.4 degrees Celsius, six notches above the season’s average.

The air-quality remained severe across the National Capital Region (NCR), according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

“The sky will remain partly cloudy with the possibility of development of thunder lightning,” a scientist at India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 40 degrees Celsius. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 43%.

Friday’s maximum temperature was 40.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 33.4 degrees Celsius, six notches above the season’s average.

First Published: Jun 16, 2018 10:27 IST