India News Live Updates: Minimum temperature settles above normal in Delhi – The Economic Times

India News Live: Delhiites woke up to a foggy morning on Thursday, even as the minimum temperature settled at 12.8 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season’s average. The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 19 degrees Celsius, an Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) bulletin said. According to the data by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 9 am stood at 278 (poor category).

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Minimum temperature settles above normal in city

Delhiites woke up to a foggy morning on Thursday, even as the minimum temperature settled at 12.8 degrees Celsius, four notches above the season’s average. The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 19 degrees Celsius, an Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) bulletin said. According to the data by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 9 am stood at 278 (poor category).

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