Delhi Heatwave: Temperature Soars Amid Dust Storm Alert

Delhi records a minimum temperature of 30°C, exceeding the seasonal average by 2.4 degrees. The weather forecast predicts a dust storm or thunderstorm during the day. The city's Air Quality Index stands at a 'poor' category reading of 242, reflecting significant air pollution.


PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 08-06-2024 09:46 IST | Created: 08-06-2024 09:46 IST
Delhi Heatwave: Temperature Soars Amid Dust Storm Alert
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Delhi grapples with soaring temperatures as the national capital recorded a minimum of 30 degrees Celsius on Friday, exceeding the seasonal average by 2.4 degrees, as per the India Meteorological Department.

The weather forecast has issued a dust storm or thunderstorm alert for the day. At 8:30 am, the humidity was recorded at 42 percent.

The city's maximum temperature is expected to reach around 42 degrees Celsius. Additionally, Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 242 in the 'poor' category, according to the Central Pollution Control Board. AQI levels are categorized from 'good' to 'severe,' with readings above 200 classified as 'poor.'

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