Delhi wakes up to hazy morning; air quality remains in ‘poor category’

Delhi wakes up to hazy morning; air quality remains in ‘poor category’

The urban center awoke to a hazy sky on Friday morning because the air quality in urban center remained within the ‘poor’ class.

Air Quality Index around Sirifort was recorded at 287 (poor) and Sri Aurobindo Marg at 291 (poor) and 302 (very poor) at RK Puram, as per the information by Central Pollution board.

On Thursday, the air quality deteriorated to achieve “very poor” levels in Ghaziabad and bigger Noida, whereas it stayed within the “poor” class in Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon within the urban center Region on Thursday, in step with a administrative body.

The concentration of major air pollutants PM a pair of.5 and PM ten remained high within the 5 immediate neighbours of urban center, in step with the air quality index (AQI) maintained by the Central Pollution board (CPCB).

According to the index, AN AQI between zero and fifty is taken into account ‘good’, fifty one and one hundred ‘satisfactory’, a hundred and one and two hundred ‘moderate’, 201 and three hundred ‘poor’, 301 and four hundred ‘very poor’, and 401 and five hundred ‘severe’.

The average 24-hour AQI at four pm on Thursday was 305 in Ghaziabad, 207 in Noida, 315 in bigger Noida, 255 in Faridabad and 284 in Gurgaon, in step with CPCB’s Sameer app.

On weekday, it had been 236 in Ghaziabad, 207 in Noida, 228 in bigger Noida, 172 in Faridabad and 141 in Gurgaon.


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