The India Meteorological Division (IMD) stated that the nationwide capital witnessed reasonable fog on Wednesday morning and the minimal temperature was recorded at 11.2 levels Celsius, three notches under the season’s common.
Safdarjung observatory recorded 400 meters visibility, whereas Palam observatory recorded 500 meters visibility at 7.30 am.
Visibility lower than 50 meters of fog is assessed as ‘Very Dense Fog’. Within the case of ‘dense’ fog, visibility from 50 m to 199 m, 200 m to 499 m is “medium” and 500 m to 999 m is taken into account ‘shallow’ fog.
Delhi’s air high quality was within the ‘very poor class’ because the air high quality index (AQI) at 7.05 am on Wednesday stood at 341, knowledge from the Central Air pollution Management Board confirmed, whereas the AQI was 283 in neighboring areas like Faridabad, Ghaziabad (356), Better Noida (216), Gurugram (274) and Noida (327).
An AQI between zero and 50 is taken into account good, 51 and 100 passable, 101 and 200 reasonable, 201 and 300 poor, 301 and 400 very poor, and 401 and 500 extreme.
The Meteorological Division has forecast gentle fog for the day and the utmost temperature is prone to hover round 21 levels Celsius.
The IMD stated the relative humidity stood at 93 per cent at 8.30 am.
The utmost temperature on Tuesday was recorded at 20.8 levels Celsius, a notch under regular.