Following four months of very bad air quality, the unseasonal rainfall has improved Mumbai's air and the Air Quality Index (AQI) has been around the satisfactory level of below 100 during most days for a month now.
Mumbai's temperature on Monday morning is 27.4°C, while the humidity is 67%.
The IMD said that the city would witness clear skies on Sunday. The weather agency said maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to be around 35°C & 23°C.
As per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), the AQI in Mumbai is currently in the 'good' category, with a reading of 33.
For context, an AQI between 0 and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 to 100 is ‘satisfactory’, 101 to 200 is ‘moderate’, 201 to 300 ‘poor’, 301 to 400 ‘very poor’, and 401 to 500 ‘severe’.
SAFAR has also advised people with respiratory issues to reduce prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors, and to take more breaks and do less intense activities. People are also advised to wear a mask when going out, as the AQI can worsen due to dust and particulate matter.
AQI of different areas in Mumbai
Colaba · 86 AQI Satisfactory
Mazgaon · 92 AQI Satisfactory
Malad · 85 AQI Satisfactory
Borivali· 94 AQI Satisfactory
Andheri: 65 Satisfactory
Navi Mumbai · 221 AQI Moderate
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