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Severe pollution on foggy Saturday

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Visibility dropped to 700 metres on Saturday morning as levels remained severe at many places in the city besides a envelope, the Met said.

The minimum temperature was recorded at 12 degrees Celsius, two notches below the average, while the maximum was likely to hover around 30 degrees Celsius.

"The will be clear with or mist in the early part of the day. While there will be smog or haze later on," an (IMD) said.

The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 86 per cent while visibility stood at 700 metres.

Air quality in the city and adjoining areas continued to remain "severe" in Anand Vihar, Ashok Vihar, Bawana, Burari and Dwarka, while it was a notch below at "very poor" in Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, ITO, and Lodhi colony.

Following Diwali on November 7, a thick haze had enveloped Delhi- It had reached "hazardous" levels on Thursday with AQI recorded at 999 around India Gate area.

The maximum temperature on Friday settled at 29.2 degrees Celsius, the season's average while the minimum temperature was recorded at 11 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.

--IANS

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First Published: Sat, November 10 2018. 10:34 IST
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