Delhi’s air quality is ‘bad’, minimum temperature could drop to 3 degrees Celsius


Delhi’s air quality remained in the “poor” category on Friday, according to the Air Quality and Weather Forecast and Research System.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted a maximum temperature of 16 degrees Celsius and a minimum temperature of 3 degrees Celsius in the nation’s capital today.

The overall air quality in the nation’s capital was recorded at 235 around 8:15 am, while the AQI in various parts of the city remained in the “poor” category.

According to yesterday’s forecast from the Air Quality and Weather Forecast and Research System (SAFAR), cold weather conditions are expected to slow down thereafter.

Better ventilation conditions are expected to continue for the next two days and likely to continue for the next two days and likely to decrease thereafter, according to SAFAR.

An AQI between 0-50 is considered good, 51-100 is satisfactory, 101-200 is moderate, 201-300 is bad, 301-400 is very bad, and 401-500 is considered severe.

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai last month urged the Air Quality Management Commission to make bio-decomposer technology mandatory for all states, saying pollution levels in the nation’s capital were increasing with an increase in thatch burning in neighboring states.

(Only the title and image of this report may have been reworked by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is automatically generated from a syndicated feed.)

Dear reader,

Business Standard has always strived to provide up-to-date information and commentary on developments that matter to you and have broader political and economic implications for the country and the world. Your encouragement and constant feedback on how to improve our offering has only strengthened our resolve and commitment to these ideals. Even in these difficult times resulting from Covid-19, we remain committed to keeping you informed and updated with credible news, authoritative views and cutting-edge commentary on relevant current issues.
However, we have a demand.

As we fight the economic impact of the pandemic, we need your support even more so that we can continue to provide you with more quality content. Our subscription model has received an encouraging response from many of you who have subscribed to our online content. More subscriptions to our online content can only help us achieve the goals of providing you with even better and more relevant content. We believe in free, fair and credible journalism. Your support through more subscriptions can help us practice the journalism to which we are committed.

Support quality journalism and subscribe to Business Standard.

Digital editor

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.