Delhi likely to receive more rain

Delhi likely to receive more rain
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New Delhi: Overnight rain in the national capital led the minimum temperature on Sunday to settle at 13.8 degrees Celsius, seven notches above normal, the India Meteorological Department said.

The weather department said the city received 8 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours as recorded at 8.30 am while the relative humidity was 100 per cent.

The weatherman has forecast generally cloudy sky with light rain while the maximum temperature is likely hover around 18 degrees Celsius.

On Saturday, Delhi recorded its highest rainfall in a day for January in 22 years, yielding the city's best air quality in over two months even as the minimum temperature settled at 15 degrees Celsius, eight notches above normal.

According to Central Pollution Control Board, at 9:05 am, Delhi's Air Quality Index was 75 'satisfactory' while AQI in nearby Noida was recorded at 62, Greater Noida 47, Ghaziabad 56, Faridabad 58 and Gurugram 77.

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'.