National capital Delhi’s air quality ‘very poor’

New Delhi. The air quality in the national capital on Sunday was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category while the minimum temperature settled at 17.5 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal. According to the data of the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the overall air quality index of Delhi was recorded at 331 at 10.30 am.

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

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that at 8.30 am the relative humidity was 91 per cent. The IMD has forecast a partly cloudy day with the maximum temperature likely to hover around 31 degrees Celsius on Sunday.

The national capital recorded a maximum temperature of 30.6 degrees Celsius on Saturday, while the minimum temperature was three notches below the season’s average at 17.4 degrees Celsius. (Language)

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