Delhiites breathe a bit easy as air quality improves to ‘moderate’ category

New Delhi: National capital’s air quality on Tuesday morning improved to ‘moderate’ giving a sigh of relief to the Delhiites, after reeling under ‘severe’ to ‘poor’ for past several days.
The average Air Quality Index (AQI) in the city on Tuesday morning at around 0800 hours was recorded at 160.
The minimum temperature recorded in the city on Tuesday morning was 11.8 degrees C.
Sunday evening shower and gusty wind played a great part in clearing the particulate matter.
Similarly, the air quality also dropped down to a moderate figure in the NCR region of Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Noida and Gurugram.
The Met Office has forecast shallow fog for Wednesday morning with the minimum and maximum temperatures likely to hover between 12 to 26 degrees C, respectively.