Weather forecast Today HIGHLIGHTS: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said that there is no need to extend the odd-even road rationing scheme as the air quality in the national capital has “improved substantially”. Residents of Delhi woke up to clear skies Monday, with the air quality improving to 184 (moderate category) in some areas.
Meanwhile, the Union Environment Ministry today will hold a high-level meeting over the alarming pollution levels in Delhi and nearby areas with top officials of the states in the region. The meeting will be attended by chief secretaries of Delhi, Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had earlier said that with agencies predicting a dip in pollution levels in the capital, there may not be a need to extend the odd-even scheme, in force from November 4-15.
Meanwhile, reeling under intense cold weather after snowfall earlier this month, Kashmir received some respite Sunday after mercury across Jammu and Kashmir rose on Sunday. The minimum temperature at most places in Himachal Pradesh decreased by a few notches in the last 24 hours due to rains at isolated places