New Delhi: It was a cloudy and foggy Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 13 degrees Celsius, two notch above the season’s average.
“The sky will remain partly cloudy throughout the day,” an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said.
The maximum temperature was likely to hover around 19 degrees Celsius. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 93 per cent while visibility was at 600 metres.
The Indian Railways said as many as 13 Delhi-bound trains were delayed due to fog and low visibility in several parts of northern India.
The overall air quality of the city remained in the ‘poor’ category with the Air Quality Index (AQI) reaching 225 as per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting.
Friday’s maximum temperature settled two notches below the average at 22 degrees Celsius and the minimum temperature was recorded at 11.8 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season’s average.