Mist, 'very poor' air quality continue in Delhi
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Mist, ‘very poor’ air quality continue in Delhi

New Delhi: It was a misty morning in the national capital on Wednesday that again witnessed ‘very poor’ air quality with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average, the Met said.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 95 percent, an unfavourable condition for pollutants to disperse. “The sky will remain clear throughout the day,” an Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) official told IANS.

According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall air quality here was recorded as ‘very poor’, the third day this week.

The maximum temperature was likely to hover around 27 degrees Celsius.

On Tuesday, the maximum temperature settled at 26 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average while the minimum temperature was recorded at 8.6 degree Celsius, the season’s average.

–IANS

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