New Delhi: According to the Indian Meteorological Department, light rain is being seen in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andaman-Nicobar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram, Tripura, Sikkim and West Bengal for the next four days. The Meteorological Department said that there is a possibility of rain in Mahe, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala today.
New Delhi: According to Indian Meteorological Department light rain is being seen in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andaman-Nicobar, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rayalaseema, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Mizoram, Tripura, Sikkim and West Bengal for the next four days. Rainfall may continue in these areas, as rains have been predicted for five days in these states.
The Meteorological Department said that there is a possibility of rain in Mahe, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala today. At the same time, thunderstorms and lightning are also expected during this time. It is believed that there may be snow along with rain on October 31 in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh. It is already snowing in the hill states, due to which the temperature there is being recorded a lot. At the same time, the weather in other parts of the country will remain dry. No rain warning has been issued in UP-Bihar and Jharkhand. This means that there is no chance of rain on Chhath Mahaparva.
Pollution has increased in Delhi-NCR, along with the cold has also knocked. In many states of North India including UP-Bihar, the outbreak of winter is now increasing. However, it is a matter of relief that the rainy season has stopped in North India and now only the states of South India are seeing the threat of clouds. According to the Meteorological Department, there is no forecast of rain in the states of North India including UP-Bihar. However, there is a continuous drop in the temperature of these areas, due to which winter is being felt.
At the same time, if we talk about the weather of Delhi-NCR, along with the cold here, the effect of pollution has also started increasing. The air quality in the national capital was recorded in the ‘very poor’ category on Friday. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the pollutants have built up in the climate due to low wind speed. The minimum temperature on Friday was recorded at 14.6 degrees Celsius, a notch below normal. The humidity level in the air was 90 per cent at 8.30 am. Due to bad weather and toxic air in Delhi, the number of patients with allergies and respiratory complaints is also increasing in hospitals.
On Saturday, Air quality dips in Delhi have slipped with an overall AQI being 309 (very poor). As per the morning data by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Delhi’s Anand Vihar monitoring station recorded the AQI in the “severe” category with an index value of 455 at 8:20 am on Saturday. Among the monitoring stations that recorded “very poor”/ “severe” air quality were Wazirpur (436), Patparganj (403), Vivek Vihar (428), Punjabi Bagh (424), and Jahangirpuri (436).
The AQI at Delhi’s Anand Vihar center at 9:20 am on Friday stood at 443, which falls in the ‘severe’ category. The AQI was recorded at 380 in Wazirpur, 363 in Patparganj, 397 in Vivek Vihar, 370 in Punjabi Bagh and 397 in Jahangirpuri. AQI between zero and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 to 100 ‘satisfactory’, 101 to 200 ‘moderate’, 201 to 300 ‘poor’, 301 to 400 ‘very poor’ and An AQI between 401 and 500 is considered ‘severe’.