Mumbai on Friday as soon as once more recorded an Air High quality Index (AQI) of 317 which was worse than that of Delhi, an official of the India Meteorological Division mentioned. On Thursday too, the town’s AQI was worse than that of the nationwide capital.
The standard of air was worst in Colaba in south Mumbai on Friday as per the System of Air High quality and Climate Forecasting And Analysis (SAFAR-India).
With AQI of 352, the air high quality within the space fell within the “very poor” class.
Bandra Kurla Complicated, a enterprise district, recorded AQI of 346, Malad 338 and Andheri 333.
Delhi on Friday reported AQI of 221, the IMD official mentioned.
Mumbai witnessed gentle showers on Friday morning adopted by hazy air throughout the entire day.
“It’s because of the interplay of western disturbances and easterly waves. Each the climate programs are robust and deep,” mentioned a senior official of the Met division.
“A thick band of clouds extending from coastal Karnataka and Goa to Konkan space is there. It’s additional extending until Madhya Maharashtra, as per the newest satellite tv for pc photos. There’s a chance of thunderstorm and rain on Saturday or Sunday,” he mentioned.