Temperatures have started to rise as seasonal conditions change. The temperature of the capital crossed 27 ° C on Thursday. This figure has been the highest in the last five years. On Saturday, the maximum temperature can reach 28 ° C with the sky clear.
According to the regional meteorological department,
On Thursday, the maximum temperature was four notches above the normal at 27.8 and the minimum temperature was 9.6 degrees Celsius below the normal. Due to the increase in maximum temperature, people felt more heat in the afternoon.
However, by the evening, people felt a mild cold. In the last 24 hours, the maximum level of humidity in the air was 100 and minimum 52 percent. Due to this, alsubh light fog was also record in different areas of Delhi.
Partial improvement in the capital air
The capital of the capital has improved partially with the changing season. After the correction, the air is record at a very poor grade low. At the same time, except for Gurugram in NCR, the air was very poor. On Friday, the wind will remain at a very poor grade level.
According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the average air quality index of the capital was record at 302 on Thursday. The day before it was record 324. In the last 24 hours, the PM10 level in the air was record at 274 and PM2.5 at 130 micrograms per cubic meter.
Bad air took many lives last year-
According to a study, 54,000 deaths occurred in Delhi itself last year due to the dreaded PM 2.5 (Particulate Matter). The level of air pollution was almost six times the WHO standard. According to the Greenpeace Southeast Asia report, 1800 deaths per million in Delhi are estimat to be due to PM2.5 air pollution.
The study claims about 54,000 deaths in the national capital of India in 2020 due to PM2.5 air pollution. In other cities of India, the same situation of deaths from air pollution remained. In 2020, Mumbai is estimat to have 25000 deaths while Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and Lucknow had 12000, 11000, 11000 and 6700 deaths respectively. According to the report, the effect of micro PM2.5 arising from burning of fossil fuels has been studied.