Heavy Rains Carry Down AQI; Waterlogging at Delhi-Gurugram Expressway


Delhi recorded its highest rainfall in a day for January in no less than 13 years, in response to official figures, as in a single day rains inundated some low-lying areas within the nationwide capital. A number of components of town reported waterlogging with the Safdarjung Observatory, thought-about the official marker for town, recording 41 mm rainfall which, in response to information obtainable on the IMD web site, is the very best in a day for January for no less than 13 years.

The climate station at Palam gauged a document 48 mm rainfall within the 24 hours ending at 8:30 am Saturday. The in a single day rain, nevertheless, improved the air high quality of town to reasonable class this morning with the air high quality index (AQI) of 114 at 9 am. It was 182 on Friday, the perfect since October 26 when it stood at 139. 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 minimal temperature was recorded at 15.2 diploma Celsius, eight notches above season’s common. The utmost temperature is more likely to settle round 19 diploma Celsius, the meteorological division stated. The weathermen have forecast thunderstorm with rain through the day. The relative humidity was 100 per cent. December recorded the longest streak of six “extreme” air high quality days since 2015.


The India Meteorological Division predicted mild to reasonable rain to proceed for the subsequent two hours.

“Gentle to reasonable depth rain would happen over & adjoining areas of whole Delhi & NCR (Ballabhgarh, Chhapraula, Noida, Dadri, Larger Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar, Tizara, Alwar (Rajasthan) through the subsequent 2 hours (issued at 7 am),” IMD tweeted.
At round 5 am, the climate physique predicted thunderstorms with reasonable to heavy depth rain would happen over Delhi-Nationwide Capital Area (NCR) and adjoining areas.

The are which heavy rain whole Delhi and NCR area – Gurugram, Faridabad, Manesar, Ballabhgarh, together with Karnal, Panipat, Mattanhail, Jhajjar, Farukhnagar, Kosali, Rewari, Bawal, Nuh (Haryana), Shamli, Kandhla, Baraut, Bagpat (Uttar Pradesh), Bhiwari (Rajasthan).

Together with Delhi-NCR, mild to reasonable rainfall/thunderstorms are more likely to proceed over Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, and Rajasthan until subsequent 24 hours and subside thereafter.

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