Delhi Weather Update: Mercury to rise in national capital as IMD predicts light rains
The temperature level in the national capital, Delhi is likely to increase with only scattered spells of light rains predicted in the city, the weather department said India Meteorological Department(IMD) on Wednesday.
Delhiites today woke up to a cold Wednesday morning with the minimum temperature settling at 6.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average. Humidity was recorded at 100 percent.
The weatherman has forecast partly cloudy skies for the day with the possibility of very light rains or thundershowers towards the night.
The maximum temperature is likely to hover around 18 degrees Celsius on Wednesday.
Delhi's air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 221 at 9.36 am, which falls in the poor category.
An AQI between 0-50 is considered "good", 51-100 "satisfactory", 101-200 "moderate", 201-300 "poor", 301-400 "very poor" and 401-500 "severe".
An AQI above 500 falls in the 'severe plus' category.
(With PTI Inputs)