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Min temp in Delhi 24.9 deg C, IMD predicts spell of heatwave from April 28

According to the weather department, the relative humidity in the city at 8.30 am was 37 per cent. The weatherman has predicted a mainly clear sky during the day

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Delhi | Heatwave | IMD

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 



Commuters cross a road on a hot summer day in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)
Commuters cross a road on a hot summer day in New Delhi (Photo: PTI)

on Tuesday recorded a minimum temperature of 24.9 degrees Celsius, one notch above the normal, according to the India Meteorological Department.

The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 42 degrees Celsius.

According to the weather department, the relative humidity in the city at 8.30 am was 37 per cent. The weatherman has predicted a mainly clear sky during the day.

The air quality in was in the moderate category with the AQI reading 233 around 9 am, data from SAFAR showed.

An (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 severe.

The has predicted that conditions are unlikely in for the next three days. A yellow alert warning has been issued for a spell in the capital starting April 28.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) uses four colour codes for weather warnings -- green (no action needed), yellow (watch and stay updated), orange (be prepared) and red (take action)

The city has recorded eight days in April this year, the maximum for the month since 2010 when 11 such days were recorded.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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First Published: Tue, April 26 2022. 10:20 IST

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