Air quality shows slight improvement in Delhi, reaches ‘very poor’ category

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Air quality shows slight improvement in Delhi, reaches ‘very poor’ category

SAFAR has advised people to avoid outdoor activities. 

Air quality shows slight improvement in Delhi, reaches ‘very poor’ category

New Delhi: The air quality of Delhi showed a slight improvement on Wednesday reaching ‘very poor’ category from ‘severe’ category on Tuesday. 

As per the data of Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), the Air Quality Index (AQI) at Anand Vihar at 5 o’clock in the morning was 412, which falls in the ‘severe’ category, while at RK Puram and Rohini, it was 391 (‘very poor’ category) and 439 (‘severe’ category) respectively. 

The AQI on Tuesday stood at 430 leading System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) to advise people to avoid outdoor activities. 

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