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The minimum temperature in Delhi drops to 7.2 degrees Celsius

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The minimum temperature in Delhi drops to 7.2 degrees Celsius

New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The national capital on Tuesday recorded a minimum temperature of 7.2 degrees Celsius, two notches below the seasonal average, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

The IMD forecast for the day showed that the maximum temperature could be around 20 degrees Celsius.

The meteorologist said moderate fog can be expected on Tuesday night.

The air quality at several stations in the city fell below ‘moderate’ and ‘poor’ levels at several stations.

In the Anand Vihar area, at 9 am, PM2.5 levels were recorded in the ‘moderate’ category at 195 and PM10 reached 212 or ‘poor’, according to the Central Board of Pollution Control (CPCB).

Air quality index (AQI) between zero and 50 is considered ‘good’; 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’; 101 and 200 ‘moderate’; 201 and 300 ‘poor’; 301 and 400 ‘very poor’; and 401 and 500 ‘serious’.

Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) (T3) recorded PM2.5 levels at 165 and PM10 at 152, both in moderate levels. .

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— IANS

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