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Cold Thursday morning in Delhi

IANS  |  New Delhi 

It was a cold and misty morning for the national capital on Thursday with the minimum recorded at 6 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average.

"There was shallow to moderate fog in the morning. The city will witness mist throughout the day," an (IMD) said.

With persistent cold conditions and moist westerly winds, the air quality in moved slightly towards the upper level of the 'very poor' category with the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) recorded at 303, according to the System of Air Quality and Forecasting And Research said.

Humidity at 8.30 a.m. was recorded at 97 per cent - a highly unfavourable condition for pollutants to disperse.

The maximum for the day is expected to hover around 21 degrees Celsius.

On Wednesday, the minimum was recorded at 8 degrees Celsius, while the maximum settled at 20.5 degrees Celsius, both a notch above the season's average.



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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 09:38 IST