Delhi wakes up to light rain and low temperature

As usual, Delhi's air quality remained in the "Very poor" category on Thursday as the air quality index (AQI) was valued as 339 at 8 am.

Delhi wakes up to light rain and low temperature
People warm themselves around bonfire amid heavy fog and cold weather conditions in New Delhi Photographs by Rajeev Bhatt

Delhi residents woke up to light rain on Wednesday morning which pushed the minimum temperature in the city to 10.9 degrees Celsius. With this, the minimum temperature is four notches more than the normal, according to the weather department.

Office goers walk in front of Central Secretariate building at Vijay Chowk while holding umbrellas during a light rain shower in New Delhi


The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the city received 9 mm rainfall in the last 24 hours till 8.30 am.

"The city will see generally cloudy skies with light rain or drizzle during the day," IMD said.