The air pollution level in Delhi and surrounding areas has once again remained in the poor to very poor category. Today i.e. on Friday morning, the entire Delhi-NCR was seen wrapped in a blanket of smog. In many areas, the layer of haze was so thick that visibility came down to near zero. No one was visible from far and wide According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), the AQI in Delhi is in the 342 (very poor) category.
Let us tell you that the main reason for air pollution in Delhi-NCR is considered to be the stubble burning by the farmers in Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. Experts say that the smoke of stubble is polluting the atmosphere of Delhi by flowing with the wind. Although the government has been working in this direction for a long time. But the expected results have not come yet.
The maximum temperature in Delhi is expected to be 25 degree Celsius on Friday. Meanwhile, winter has started increasing in Delhi. According to the Meteorological Department, in the coming days, the cold will increase further and the temperature will decrease. During this, the outbreak of fog will also increase. According to the forecast of the Meteorological Department, by December 7, the minimum temperature of Delhi will reach 7 degree Celsius. At the same time, the maximum temperature will remain around 25 degree Celsius. The weather in Noida and Gurugram will be more or less similar to Delhi. Air standards agencies, on the other hand, forecast that freezing temperatures on Friday would help pollutants settle, further worsening air quality.
The onset of winter in Delhi and deteriorating air quality enveloped the national capital in a thick layer of smog in the morning. The air quality index (AQI) in the national capital was recorded at 342 in the ‘very poor’ category this morning. It is getting cold in Kashmir amid cold wave. In such a situation, the cold winds coming from the mountains will increase the chill in the plains. The Meteorological Department has predicted that by the end of the week, the minimum temperature of Delhi will reach six degrees Celsius.
There is going to be severe cold in Delhi in the next few days. The Meteorological Department has said that the mercury in the national capital is expected to drop up to 6 degrees Celsius in the coming days. On the other hand, rain is expected for the next 4 to 5 days in the states of Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep in South India. There may be slight drop in day and night temperatures over Northwest, Central and East India.