Yellow alert in Delhi today as heatwave to persist in national capital: IMD | Latest News Delhi

New Delhi: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast that Delhi will experience thunderstorms and thunderstorms on Monday, with the maximum temperature expected to hover around 43 degrees Celsius. Citizens rest from the heat.

The meteorological department has issued a yellow alert, warning of hot weather in parts of Delhi on Monday. Temperatures will hover around 32 degrees Celsius on Monday, the weather department said.

Sunday’s average maximum temperature was recorded at 43.9 degrees Celsius, four degrees above normal this time of year. Yesterday’s minimum temperature was 32.8 degrees Celsius, five degrees above normal.

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) website, the city’s air quality is in the ‘poor’ category. At 7am on Monday morning, the Air Quality Index (AQI) was at 217, which is at the lower end of the ‘poor’ class. Sunday’s average 24-hour AQI was recorded at 249 – the middle end of the poorer class.

AQI between zero and 50 is considered ‘good’, ‘satisfactory’ between 51 and 100, ‘moderate’ between 101 and 200, ‘poor’ between 201 and 300, ‘very poor’ between 301 and 400 and ‘401 and 500’. Intense between ‘.

On Monday, the Union Ministry of Geological Survey’s Air Quality Monitoring System – Air Quality and Climate Forecasting and Research System (Suffer) – “AQI today refers to PM10 as the primary polluter of ‘poor’ air quality. Dust (size> 2.5 micrometer) contributes 74% to PM10. The maximum wind speed for the next 3 days (13th, 14th, 15th) is likely to be 24-30 km per hour, causing moderate circulation and AQI is ‘poor’ with high temperature (> 41oC) and mixing layer height (3-4 km) ) Maintains strong ventilation through communication that improves air quality.

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