Delhi Receives Gentle Rain On Saturday Morning; Minimal Temperature At 11.5 Levels C Is 4 Notches Above Common


On Saturday morning, many elements of Delhi recorded mild rain within the early hours. The minimal temperature within the morning settled at 11.5 levels Celsius, which is 4 notches above the season’s common, based on the India Meteorological Division (IMD).

Until January 22, the nationwide capital had recorded 68 mm rainfall. That is the very best quantity of rainfall recorded since 1995, when Delhi obtained 69.8 mm rainfall.

On Saturday, the Safdarjung Observatory, which is taken into account the official marker for the town, recorded 5 mm rainfall.

The IMD mentioned that because of a western disturbance, widespread rainfall is prone to be seen over Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, west Uttar Pradesh and north Rajasthan from January 21 to January 23. The climate company has additionally predicted thunderstorm with rain in the course of the day.

The relative humidity at 8.30 am in Delhi was recorded at 100 per cent, the IMD mentioned.

For the day, the utmost temperature is prone to settle at round 16 levels Celsius.

In the meantime, based on Central Air pollution Management Board (CPCB) information, Delhi’s air high quality was reported to be within the very poor class on Saturday, with the air high quality index (AQI) worth studying at 337 at 9 am.

On Saturday morning, the AQIs of Delhi’s neighbouring cities of Faridabad had been recorded at 350, Ghaziabad at 313, Gurgaon at 306 and Noida at 307. These are additionally within the very poor class.

An AQI studying 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.

In the meantime, up north in Kashmir, vacationer resorts of Gulmarg and Pahalgam recorded sub-zero minimal temperatures. However for these two locations, the mercury moved up in most elements of the Kashmir valley.

Nevertheless, the climate division has forecast widespread reasonable rain/snow in Kashmir over two days from Saturday.

Srinagar, the summer time capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a low of two.8 levels Celsius, up from 2.2 levels Celsius the earlier night time,

(Edited by : Thomas Abraham)

First Printed:  IST


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