Pollution levels crept up at night amid a drop in temperature and wind speed as people burst firecrackers in several parts of the national capital and the number of farm fires rose to 1,318, the highest this season so far.
The weather department predicted generally cloudy skies with light to moderate rain accompanied by thundershowers during the day.
The city recorded a relative humidity of 84 per cent at 8.30 am, according to the data shared by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
According to the weather department, a mainly clear sky is expected in the next two days. The relative humidity recorded at 5.30 pm was 51 per cent.
The minimum temperature in the national capital settled at 27.4 degrees Celsius, whereas the maximum temperature is expected to settle at 36 degrees celsius.
The minimum temperature was recorded at 26.9 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. The relative humidity at 8.30 am was 75 per cent.