Delhi Air Pollution: Delhi’s air again becomes poisonous, AQI reaches near 400

Delhi People are finding it difficult to breathe. The air there is continuously becoming poisonous. According to the data released this morning, AQI has reached close to 400. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air quality in Delhi remains in the ‘very poor’ category.

Situation is worst in Jahangirpuri

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the situation is worst in Jahangirpuri, Delhi. The highest AQI recorded there is 399. Whereas AQI was recorded at 374 in Anand Vihar, 315 in Lodhi Road and 370 in New Moti Bagh.

Delhi is unlikely to get relief in the coming days

After a slight improvement in the air quality a day earlier, the air in Delhi and its surrounding areas turned poisonous again at night. Scientists of the Meteorological Department have predicted that there is no possibility of any significant relief in the coming days. The 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of the national capital till 4 pm on Monday was 348 while AQI was recorded at 301 on Sunday.

AQI between zero and 50 is considered good

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered good, satisfactory between 51 and 100, moderate between 101 and 200, poor between 201 and 300, very poor between 301 and 400, severe between 401 and 450 and above 450 is considered extreme. Is considered serious.

There will be a ban on them under the order of CAQM

According to the latest order of the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM), all other restrictions under phases one, two and three of GRAP, including ban on non-essential construction work, mining, stone crushers and diesel generators, will continue.

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