(MENAFN) The air quality in Delhi was moderate on Friday morning, with the temperature forecast to drop to roughly 41 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.
On Monday, a moist east wind increased humidity in the Capital. When combined with temperatures of exceeding 40°C, most sites were excessively hot. The temperature in Safdarjung, the base weather station, reached 40.2°C at 2.30 p.m. on Monday, with humidity at 45 percent, raising the heat index, or true feel, to 52°C, the highest so far this year.
On Sunday, the wet-bulb temperature in Delhi reached 32.11°C, the highest for the Capital this year. Both of these indicators are anticipated to continue strong. On June 30, relief is predicted. On Tuesday, the low temperature is forecast to be 31 degrees Celsius.
The hourly air quality index (AQI) was 126 at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the Central Pollution Control Board. An AQI of zero to 50 is regarded 'good,' 51 to 100'satisfactory,' 101 to 200'moderate,' 201 to 300 'poor,' 301 to 400'very poor,' and 401 to 500'severe.'
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