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Delhi to receive light rain today may clear smog: Met dept

According to the Met department, humidity levels in the national capital shot up to 91% this morning

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A view of the dense smog in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)
A view of the dense smog in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Delhi woke up to a hazy morning on Saturday, with the weather office predicting light rainfall later in the day, which may clear the enveloping the capital.

A dense blanket of enveloped Delhi this week, prompting authorities to announce the "odd-even" rationing of cars from November 13 for five days, closure of schools till tomorrow and a four-fold hike in parking fee for vehicles.


According to the Met department, humidity levels in the capital shot up to 91 per cent this morning.

"The minimum temperature was recorded at 12.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal," an official of the department said. Visibility was recorded at 800 metres at 5.30 AM, which dropped further to 500 metres by 8.30 AM.

The maximum temperature is expected to settle at 30 degrees Celsius, the official said.

First Published: Sat, November 11 2017. 12:48 IST
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