An official had said rising temperatures lead to the formation of “extremely flammable” methane gas at the dumping yards.
Meanwhile, the Air Quality Index (AQI) was in the "poor" category (255) at 9 am, data from the Central Pollution Control Board showed.
The maximum temperature of the day will settle around 36 degrees Celsius.
The minimum temperature was recorded at 13.4 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season’s average, it said.
The minimum temperature on Thursday was recorded at 12.7 degrees Celsius, two notches above normal.
The weather office has predicted strong surface winds during the day and the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 28 degrees Celsius.
Since December, 2021 till February 15, 2022 a total of 4,890 sites have been inspected for enforcement and compliance of its directions.
The weather office has predicted a clear sky and mist in the morning for the next few days.
On Friday, Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 8.2 degrees Celsius and a maximum temperature of 22.5 degrees Celsius.
The relative humidity was 100 per cent at 8.30 am.
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Tuesday was Delhi's coldest January day in nine years, with the maximum temperature plunging to 10 degrees below normal and settling at 12.1 degrees Celsius.
A shallow fog enveloped the city on Tuesday and people largely stayed indoors or many in streets huddled around bonfires to stay warm.
The relative humidity at the Safdarjung observatory, considered the official marker for the national capital, was recorded at 95 per cent.
It is the highest since January 1989 when the capital received 79.7 mm rainfall.
The city has recorded 68 mm rainfall till January 22, the highest since 1995, when 69.8 mm rainfall was received.
Dense fog conditions prevailed at Palam observatory where visibility dropped to 50 metres Thursday morning.
The maximum temperature is likely to settle around 16 degrees Celsius.
High moisture content in the air makes pollutants heavier, making dispersion difficult.
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