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Updated on: Sunday, September 05, 2021, 02:53 PM IST

Maharashtra rains: IMD issues orange alert for Mumbai, Thane, Raigad, Palghar, Nashik, Pune, Satara and Ratnagiri from September 5 to 9

Maharashtra rains: IMD issues orange alert for Nashik, Pune, Satara and Ratnagiri from September 5 to 9 | B L Soni (File Photo)

Maharashtra rains: IMD issues orange alert for Nashik, Pune, Satara and Ratnagiri from September 5 to 9 | B L Soni (File Photo)

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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued warnings of heavy to very heavy torrential rains with thunderstorms in the state from September 5 to 9.

It has also issued an orange alert for Nashik, Pune, Satara and Ratnagiri. The effect of rain will be more particularly in Marathwada, Central Maharashtra, Konkan. Whereas, Konkan and Central Maharashtra will receive high-intensity rains on September 7 and 8.

Clear skies greeted Delhi on Sunday, but the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted the possibility of thunderstorms later in the day with the sky to remain partly cloudy for most of the day.

Maximum temperature for the day is predicted to rise up to 34 degrees Celsius, said the IMD.

Delhi may see light to moderate rain spells from Monday to Wednesday, IMD has predicted.

The maximum temperature on Saturday was recorded at 33.2 degree Celsius, one notch below normal, while the minimum temperature was recorded at 25.8 degree Celsius. The relative humidity on Saturday was recorded at 83 per cent.

Meanwhile, the air quality of the national capital continued to remain in the 'moderate' category with an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of 138 at Anand Vihar at 9 a.m.

The main pollutant was PM10 due to high concentration of dust in the air.

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered good, 51 and 100 satisfactory, 101 and 200 moderate, 201 and 300 poor, 301 and 400 very poor, and 401 and 500 severe.

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Published on: Sunday, September 05, 2021, 02:53 PM IST
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