Delhi Records Worst Air Quality Of Season

New Delhi: According to Central Pollution Control Board, the Air Quality Index of the national capital was recorded at 381, which is the highest of this season. PM2.5 also was recorded at 225, which is again the highest. As a thick haze has engulfed the national capital, the air quality continues to grapple to deteriorate.

The AQI between 0 and 50 is considered “good”, 51 and 100 “satisfactory”, 101 and 200 “moderate”, 201 and 300 “poor”, 301 and 400 “very poor”, and 401 and 500 “severe”. According to the data, twelve pollution monitoring stations located in various parts of Delhi recorded severe air quality while 20 stations recorded very poor air quality.

Factors like construction dust, vehicular pollution as well as regional factors like pollution due stubble burning from Punjab and Haryana have led to the situation, say the authorities.

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