Flight Operations Affected As Parts Of Delhi-ncr Witness Dust Storm | Delhi News
The air quality, however, continued to remain in the poor category.
Flight operations at the Delhi International Airport were suspended for around 35 minutes in the evening due to poor visibility, airport officials said.
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The maximum temperature at Safdarjung observatory was recorded at 41.6 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average. However, the temperature fell sharply to 29.8 degrees Celsius at 7.30pm after the thunderstorm hit the city.
The minimum temperature was recorded at 31 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average.
The Palam observatory recorded a high of 43.4 degrees Celsius and a low of 32.4 degrees Celsius.
Humidity levels oscillated between 49% and 32%.
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The weatherman has forecast partly cloudy sky and possibility of very light rain for Thursday. The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to hover around 43 and 29 degrees Celsius respectively.
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Private weather forecaster Skymet Weather said parts of Delhi and NCR could also see "heavy showers".
On Tuesday, the maximum temperature in the city was 44.5 degrees Celsius, five degrees above the season's average.