Mumbai pollution update: City’s air quality remains ‘poor’; AQI at 228, mercury at 21.4°C | PTI
India may face an intense summer this year as several parts of the country are already seeing temperatures normally recorded in the first week of March.
Despite the scorching heat, air quality has mostly remained “poor” over the past few weeks.
On Sunday morning, the temperature in the city was 21.4°C while the humidity was 65%.
“Poor” air quality
onAccording to SAFAR (System for Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research), Mumbai’s AQI slipped to 215 as of 9 am today, putting it in the ‘poor’ category. PM2.5 and PM10 levels were 228 and 150 units, respectively.
Weather in Mumbai
The India Meteorological Department (IMD), in its daily forecast for the city and surrounding areas, said the region would see clear skies for the next 48 hours. Maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 34°C and 20°C, respectively.
AQI of different districts in Mumbai
Colaba: 283 AQI Poor
Worli: 156 AQI Moderate
Zion: 230 AQI Very poor
Chembur: 320 Very poor
Borivali: 130 AQI Moderate
Navi Mumbai: 302 AQI Very weak
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