New Delhi air quality degrades to very poor

New Delhi,7/1:The air quality in the Delhi and its adjoining areas is docking at 314, according to the government-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

The AQI was the highest in Mathura Road at 338, followed by IGI Airport (T3) at 328, Delhi University at 317, Dhirpur at 316, Ayanagar at 310, Chandni Chowk and Lodhi Road at 309,  IIT-Delhi at 302, and Pusa at 272. The AQI in Noida stood at 354 and Gurugram at 317.

While the temperature recorded at 5.30 AM in Safdarjung and Palam was 13 degrees Celcius, the minimum temperature is likely to reach 10 degrees Celcius and the maximum temperature at 18 degrees Celcius. The visibility at Safdarjung was 1,200 meters and at Palam was 1,500 meters. A light hail storm at the end of the day is also predicted which will continue till Wednesday evening.

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