AQI dips to ‘very poor’ category, likely to improve tomorrow
AQI dips to ‘very poor’ category, likely to improve tomorrow
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AQI dips to ‘very poor’ category, likely to improve tomorrow
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AQI dips to ‘very poor’ category, likely to improve tomorrow

New Delhi: The air quality in Delhi reached to ‘very poor’ category on Monday. As per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 9 am stood at 356.

The AQI at Chandni Chowk was recorded at 321, Lodhi Road at 355, IGI Airport at 346 and 331 in IIT Delhi. 

According to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), an AQI between 0-50 is considered ‘good’, 51-100 ‘satisfactory’, 101-200 ‘moderate’, between 201 and 300 is classified as ‘poor’, between 301 and 400 is classified as ‘very poor’ and between 401 and 500 is ‘severe’. 

The AQI is likely to improve on Tuesday and will reach ‘poor’ category, said a SAFAR report. It is likely to remain the same on Wednesday too. 

On Saturday, the AQI in Delhi was recorded at 288 which falls in the ‘poor’ category deteriorating to ‘very poor’ on Sunday. The AQI on Sunday was 348.

 

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