New Delhi: Smoggy weather continued in the capital on Sunday, but a respite from it is likely in the next few days when the city will experience change in weather due to approaching western disturbance.
    
The smoggy condition is due to low temperature and lack of wind, but it is likely to dispel after November 7 when the weather will experience some change in wind pattern due to approaching western disturbance, a MeT official said.
    
The city on Sunday witnessed a dip of four degree Celsius in maximum temperature, which was recorded at 26.5 degree C, while the minimum temperature rose by a degree to 15.6 degree C, MeT department said.
    
The humidity level oscillated between 50 percent and 96 percent.
    
The Met office has forecast shallow fog or mist till tomorrow forenoon. The sky is likely to remain clear during the day.
    
The maximum and minimum temperatures are likely to remain around 27 and 15 degrees Celsius.     

The cause of smoggy weather has been attributed to non dispersal of pollutants due to lower temperature and lower wind speed. Also, the city's air pollution has continued to this type of weather, an official said.

(Agencies)

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