Elements of Delhi-NCR obtained mild rainfall on Thursday night time and early on Friday morning, bringing much-needed reduction from the extreme air air pollution that was engulfing the nationwide capital for the previous few days.
The visuals from Kartavya Path and the Delhi-Noida border confirmed mild to moderate-intensity rain showers.
The rainfall within the nationwide capital comes amid the Delhi authorities’s ongoing efforts to implement the thought of ‘artificial rain’ to curtail the grave air pollution state of affairs within the metropolis.
On Thursday, the Delhi authorities determined to hold out ‘artificial rain’ to fight the air air pollution within the metropolis, mentioned officers.
The Delhi authorities has additionally fielded ministers to make sure the implementation of anti-pollution measures within the nationwide capital.
As a part of the inspection course of, a number of Delhi ministers have been seen on Thursday inspecting totally different areas and borders connecting Delhi to neighbouring states.
Presently, Stage IV of the Graded Response Motion Plan (GRAP) has been carried out within the nationwide capital after the town’s air high quality plummeted to the ‘Severe Plus’ class.
Faculties in Delhi and Noida have been shut for the final week to forestall youngsters from being uncovered to poisonous air.