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India Gate in the national capital disappeared into a layer of dense fog after the weather department predicted 'very dense fog' for today.

An AQI between 0-50 is marked good, 51-100 is satisfactory, 101- 200 is moderate, 201- 300 is poor, 301-400 is very poor and 401-500 is considered severe. 

Death Valley is the lowest and driest place in the US and one of the hottest locations in the world at the height of summer.

"Under the influence of a Western Disturbance and an east-west trough in lower levels and likely occurrence of rain/thunderstorms from 28th-30th May, maximum temperatures over plains of north India likely to recede from 28th onwards," The IMD tweeted.

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The India Meteorological Department has predicted generally cloudy sky with one or two spells of rain or thundershowers for the week with the maximum and minimum temperature hovering around 34 and 25 degrees Celcius respectively.

In the southern part of India, heavy rainfall is very likely in some places over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal. Thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are very likely here.

"A fresh western disturbance will obstruct the flow of icy winds from the north by 19th. Temperatures will rise," Mahesh Palawat tweeted.

Apart from Delhi, cold day conditions may prevail in isolated pockets of East Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, West Uttar Pradesh and northern parts of Madhya Pradesh and Bihar.

The weather forecast agency further predicted that cold day conditions will also continue to prevail in pockets over Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and Rajasthan today but will gradually become less intense from tomorrow.