Heavy rainfall lashes Delhi-NCR, temperature dips, AQI worsens

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New Delhi, Oct 18 | Heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorm lashed parts of Delhi-NCR on Monday which led to a decline in temperature and further deteriorated the air quality.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), thunderstorms with moderate intensity rain with heavy intensity rain over isolated places would continue to occur over and adjoining areas of the national capital during the next two hours.

“Thunderstorm with moderate intensity rain with heavy intensity rain over isolated places would continue to occur over and adjoining areas of entire Delhi, Gurugram, Aurangabad, Palwal, Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Panipat, Sohana (Haryana) during next two hours (issued at 4 a.m.),” the IMD tweeted.

The day is supposed to be generally cloudy with light spells of rain.

The maximum temperature stands at 29 degrees Celsius and the minimum at 20 degrees Celsius, whereas the relative humidity has been pegged at 96 degrees Celsius.

Despite the rain, Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) has slipped to the ‘very poor’ category with PM 2.5 as the lead pollutant, System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) reported.

“Favorable meteorological conditions lead to intrusion of stubble burning related air mass. With 1572 effective fire counts as per SAFAR harmonized methodology which includes data of two ISRO satellites, the stubble burning contribution in Delhi’s air has suddenly increased to 14 per cent,” SAFAR said.

It had also rained in the national capital and its adjoining area on Sunday morning as well.

Source: IANS

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San Francisco, Dec 6 | Musk hiring engineers to solve problems that affects people’s lives. Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk on Monday tweeted that he is hiring Artificial Intelligence (AI) engineers who are passionate about solving day-to-day problems through AI.

“As always, Tesla is looking for hardcore AI engineers who care about solving problems that directly affect people’s lives in a major way,” Musk tweeted along with a link to apply for the job.

Interested candidates can apply by filling in fields like name, email, exceptional work done in software, hardware or AI, dropping their resume in the PDF format and hitting the Apply option.

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“There is no need even to have a college degree at all, or even high school,” Musk said during an interview with the German automotive publication Auto Bild about his hiring preferences more broadly.

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Source: IANS

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