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".
The minimum temperature in the capital is likely to rise to 9 degrees Celsius on Thursday amid cloudy weather and light rain. Cold wave conditions are predicted to return to the plains of northwest India after the Western...
According to the data shared by the IMD, the minimum temperature in the morning stood at 8.5 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal.
Ferozepur in Punjab recorded a minimum temperature of 4.4 degrees Celsius, Amritsar 5.3 degrees Celsius and Pathankot 6.4 degrees Celsius according to the meteorological department.
A dense cover of fog lowered visibility to just 50 metres in Delhi in the morning, disrupting movement of vehicles and trains.
"Medium to dense fog is likely in parts of Gwalior and Chambal division in northern Madhya Pradesh on Monday morning. Mist is likely in some parts of Bhopal, Indore and Jabalpur divisions," senior meteorologist NP Meshram of...
According to the Meteorological Department, Peepalda in Kota, Mandrayal in Karauli and Kishanganj in Baran district recorded 14 mm rainfall each on Monday night.
Meteorologists attributed the sharp drop in day temperatures to frigid northwesterly winds barrelling through the plains and reduced sunshine due to foggy weather.