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Delhi To Receive Light Rain, Temperature To Set At 24 Degrees

The minimum temperature dipped marginally in the city on Wednesday morning to settle at 24.3 degrees Celsius. 

Vehicles ply on a road during heavy rainfall in Noida, Friday, June 17, 2022. (PTI Photo)

New Delhi: The minimum temperature dipped marginally in the city on Wednesday morning to settle at 24.3 degrees Celsius, even as the weather office predicted light rain later in the day. 

The national capital had received light rainfall in parts of the city on Tuesday. From 8:30 AM on Tuesday to 8:30 AM on Wednesday, the city recorded a rainfall of 0.7 mm, according to the data shared by the MeT Office. Delhi on Tuesday had recorded a minimum temperature of 24.9 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season’s average. 

The relative humidity at 8:30 AM stood at 71 per cent. The IMD has forecast a generally cloudy sky with light rain later in the day.  The maximum temperature on Tuesday is expected to rise to 35 degrees Celsius. 

On Sunday, the maximum temperature in the national capital had settled at 30.7 degrees Celsius, eight notches below normal for this time of the season and the lowest since June 17, 2014, the IMD said.

The air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded in the moderate (123) category around 9:30 AM, data from CPCB showed. An AQI between zero and 50 is considered good, 51 and 100 satisfactory, 101 and 200 moderate, 201 and 300 poor, 301 and 400 very poor, and 401 and 500 severe.

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