The noticeable improvement in air quality prompted the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) in NCR to rescind all stage 3 measures under the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) designed for severe pollution
The Delhi –NCR woke up to season’s minimum temperature of 9.8 degree Celsius on Friday.
Safdarjung area in Delhi recorded this season’s coldest day on Thursday with a minimum temperature of 11.3 degree Celsius, while the Gurugram’s minimum temperature was 9.4 degree Celsius, according to the Indian Meteorological Department.
The Met department has also predicted that the mercury will fall further in the coming days.
Some parts of the NCR witnessed a light fog in the morning.
As per the weather department, on Thursday, Delhi’s Safdarjung recorded a maximum temperature of 25.4 degree Celsius, which was two notches below normal, while the minimum temperature was one degree below normal.
Similarly, Palam in Delhi recorded minimum temperature of 13 degree Celsius and maximum temperature of 26 degree Celsius.
The Meteorological Department is expecting that two more days of cold winds will bring down the temperature further.
On the other hand, the Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi still remains in the ‘poor’ category. According to data from the Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi recorded an AQI of 253 till 9 a.m. on Thursday.