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Maximum temperature is 39.8 degrees Celsius in Delhi: IMD


On Sunday, the nation’s capital recorded a maximum temperature of 39.8 degrees Celsius, three notches above normal, India’s meteorological department said.

The minimum temperature in the city stood at 26.2 degrees Celsius and the relative humidity was recorded at 68%, he said.

The meteorological office said the city was likely to see partly cloudy skies with the possibility of thunder and lightning on Monday. The minimum and maximum temperatures will be around 27 and 40 degrees Celsius, respectively, he added.

The air quality in Delhi was in the moderate category on Sunday morning. Data from the Central Pollution Control Board showed that the Hourly Air Quality Index (AQI) at 6:05 p.m. was 137.

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered good, 51 and 100 satisfactory, 101 and 200 moderate, 201 and 300 bad, 301 and 400 very bad, and 401 and 500 severe.

(Only the title and image of this report may have been reworked by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is automatically generated from a syndicated feed.)

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