According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the average air quality index of Delhi was recorded at 305 on Wednesday.
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Along with the heat in Delhi, the deteriorating wind direction has also increased the problems of the people. In the last 24 hours, the air of Delhi-NCR has been recorded in the very poor category. The air condition is also not likely to improve in the next 24 hours. In NCR, only Gurugram air was recorded in the average category.
According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the average air quality index of Delhi was recorded at 305 on Wednesday. Apart from this, AQI was registered in Faridabad 280, Ghaziabad 300, Gurugram 182, Greater Noida 338 and Noida 347.
According to Kuldeep Srivastava, head of the Regional Meteorological Department, the dusty winds coming from Rajasthan are polluting the atmosphere of Delhi. This round will continue till next Friday. In view of the possibility of rain around June 12, the pollution level may come down.
At the same time, the sun is showering its heat on the people of Delhi. Due to dry weather and excessive heat, the minimum temperature on Wednesday crossed the 30 mark and reached 31.4 degree Celsius. Which is the highest minimum temperature of this season. This is the reason that people were in bad condition due to heat during the day as well as at night. In the next 24 hours also, due to dry weather, the residents of Delhi-NCR are not expected to get relief from the scorching heat.
The sun is wreaking havoc like a fire these days in the capital as well as in its neighboring cities. Due to the scorching heat, people are in bad condition during the day and night. The circumstances of the day are such that even after the relaxation of the lockdown, there is silence on the streets. Due to high mercury on Wednesday also, people were in bad condition throughout the day. Even after sunset in the evening, people did not get relief. Due to dry weather and hot winds, the problems of the people increased.
According to the Regional Meteorological Department, on Wednesday, the maximum temperature in the capital was recorded at 42.2 degrees Celsius, three above normal and the minimum temperature was four above normal at 31.4 degrees Celsius. Delhi’s Pitampura area was the hottest place recorded at 44.3 degree Celsius. Apart from this, the maximum temperature was recorded in Palam 42.1, Lodi Road 42, Mungeshpur 43.7, Gurugram 41.7 and Noida 42.3 degree Celsius. In the last 24 hours, the maximum level of humidity in the air was recorded at 57 and the minimum was 29 percent.
According to Kuldeep Srivastava, the head of the Meteorological Department, a low pressure area is forming in the Bay of Bengal these days. Its effect can be seen in the form of rain in Delhi-NCR in the next three days. There is a possibility of rain in Delhi from June 12 to 14. According to Srivastava, this is the first time since the year 2014 that there has not been a heat wave in June even once. Chances are that the heat will not continue in the future.