Date 24.04.2019 Time of Issue : 14:45 IST
As per EWS models, the air quality is likely to remain in moderate to poor category on 24.04.2019. The Air Quality is likely to deteriorate marginally on 25.04.2019 and may remain in lower end of poor category. Air Quality is likely to improve on 26.04.2019 and likely to remain in moderate category.
Predominant wind is coming from Southeast direction in Delhi having wind speed upto 20 kmph on 24.04.2019, partly cloudy sky with possibility of duststrom/ thunder storm towards afternoon/ evening. The predominant wind is likely to be coming from West-Northwest Direction of Delhi having wind speed of up to10 kmph on 25.04.2019, partly cloudy sky with possibility of duststrom/ thunder storm. The predominant wind is likely to be coming from Northwest Direction of Delhi having wind speed up to 25 kmph on 26.04.2019, mainly clear sky with strong surface wind during the day.
Predicted maximum mixing depth is likely to be 4900 m (approx.) on 24.04.2019 and 4900 m on 25.04.2019 & 5000 m on 26.04.2019 over Delhi. The maximum ventilation index is likely to be 34000 m2/s on 24.04.2019, 41000 m2/s on 25.04.2019 and 34000 m2/s on 26.04.2019. The ventilation index lower than 6000 m2/s with average wind speed less than 10 kmph is unfavourable for dispersion of pollutants.
Long range transport of dust is not expected over Delhi and NW India.
Location specific AQ forecast can be seen at safar.tropmet.res.in .