Delhi records max. temperature of 34.6 deg C; light rain likely on Monday

The forecast for Monday is partly cloudy with a chance of light rain or thundershowers, with expected highs around 32°C and lows near 20°C.

Representational image of a hot afternoon in Delhi (Photo: IANS)
Representational image of a hot afternoon in Delhi (Photo: IANS)


Delhi on Sunday, 15 October, recorded a maximum temperature of 34.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, while its air quality remained in the 'poor' category.

The minimum temperature in the city settled at 21.6 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

The IMD has forecast partly cloudy sky with a possibility of very light rain or thundershowers in the national capital on Monday. The maximum and minimum temperatures are expected to settle around 32 degrees Celsius and 20 degrees Celsius respectively.

Delhi's 24-hour Air Quality Index (AQI) read 228 at 7 pm, according to Central Pollution Control Board data.

An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100 'satisfactory', 101-200 'moderate', 201-300 'poor', 301-400 'very poor', 401-500 'severe' and above 500 'severe plus'.

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