Delhi AQI reaches 50: While everyone slept, rain worked its magic in Delhi, Noida, Guraon as well as other areas in NCR.


In a welcome relief for Delhi residents, the air quality index (AQI) dropped to 50 as a result of overnight rain in Delhi, Noida, and Gurgaon. Drone visuals from Jiya Sarai and Munirka showcased the significant weather shift brought about by light rainfall on Thursday and Friday. Key areas, including Kartavya Path and


the Delhi-Noida border, experienced varying intensities of rain. This timely precipitation served as a natural remedy for the deteriorating air quality in the Delhi NCR region. As part of the ongoing battle against pollution, the Delhi government introduced measures for ‘artificial rain.’ Simultaneously, government officials conducted inspections in line with anti-pollution initiatives, given the implementation of Stage IV of the Graded Response Action Plan due to severe air quality. The


occurrence of rain reflects the government’s comprehensive strategy to address environmental challenges in the national capital, showcasing a multi-faceted approach toward ensuring a healthier