The AQI yesterday, however, was in the 'moderate' category with an AQI of 163.
SAFAR in its daily report stated: "The overall Delhi air quality is in the 'poor' category. Surface winds are calm. Thunderstorms with gusty winds and local dust lifting are likely at isolated places today and tomorrow. An increase in wind speed and ventilation is expected on March 12. AQI is likely to stay in the poor to 'moderate' category for the next two days. Moderate AQI is forecasted for March 14."
Delhi-NCR witnessed a change in weather, as the skies turn dark.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) tweeted: "Recent radar images of Srinagar, Delhi, Paradip, and Satellite image show convective clouds over parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, North Uttarakhand, Punjab, Haryana Chandigarh, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, East and north Rajasthan, Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Kerala and Mahe and Karnataka. Isolated thunderstorm/lightning/gusty winds with precipitation very likely over parts of these sub-divisions during next 3-4 hours."
"Thunderstorm with light to moderate intensity rain would occur over entire Delhi and over and adjoining areas of Kaithal, Meham, Rohtak, Gannaur, Gohana, Sonipat, Kharkhoda, Panipat, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Rajound, Assand, Safidon, Hansi, Hissar, Jind, Siwani, Tosham, Charki-dadri, Jhajjar, Farukhnagar, Sohna, Palwal, Aurangabad, Manesar, Gurugram, Faridabad, Ballabgarh, (Haryana), Noida, Greater-Noida, Ghaziabad, Modinagar, Hapur, Pilakhua, Meerut, Pahasu, Narora, Khataoli, Baraut, Baghpath, Shikarpur, Gurmukhteshwar, Siyana, Bulandshahar, Jahangirabad, Khurja, Loni-dehat, Shamli, Khekra, Aligarh, Amroha, Dadri, Indirapuram, Gulaothi, Jattari, Khair (U.P) during next 2 hours," tweeted IMD.
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