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Delhi NCR rains: Light rainfall accompanied by strong winds in several parts of Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) brought much-needed relief from the heatwave today (June 23).

The relief-giving rain comes hours after the India Meteorological Department (IMD)’s prediction that light to moderate intensity rain and winds would occur over and adjoining areas of few places of North Delhi, North-East Delhi, North-West Delhi, West Delhi, Central-Delhi and the national capital region. 

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Delhi records 29.6 degree Celsius minimum temperature

The national capital today had cloudy sky with the possibility of light rain or a drizzle, the weather office said earlier in the day. Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of 29.6 degree Celsius, two notches above the season’s average, according to the India Meteorological Department.

The maximum temperature is likely to settle around 40 degree Celsius, The humidity was recorded at 67 per cent at 8.30 am, it said. According to the Met department, rain accompanied by thunderstorm is expected on Monday and Tuesday.

The Air Quality Index (AQI) of the national capital was recorded in the moderate category with a reading of 152 at 10 am, according to the Central Pollution Control Board.

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered “good”, 51 and 100 “satisfactory”, 101 and 200 “moderate”, 201 and 300 “poor”, 301 and 400 “very poor”, and 401 and 500 “severe”.

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