Delhi Air Pollution News: Air quality worsens again with smog shrouding national capital | Photos

ZeeBiz WebTeam | Nov 09, 2022, 02:30 PM IST

The air quality index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded in the 'very poor' category for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday, even as the weather department forecasts light rain or drizzle later in the day. 

The minimum temperature settled at 17.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, as per data shared by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Air Quality Index from 0 to 100 is considered as good, while from 100 to 200 it is moderate, from 200 to 300 it is poor, and from 300 to 400 it is said to be very poor and from 400 to 500 or above it is considered as severe.


The capital's 24-hour average AQI stood at 348 on Tuesday morning, according to the Central Pollution Control Board data. (Photo credit: ANI)


The AQI had worsened from 339 on Sunday to 354 on Monday. It was 381 on Saturday. (Photo credit: ANI)


Delhi on Monday had recorded a maximum temperature of 33 degrees Celsius, the highest since November 2008, meteorological data showed.  (Photo credit: ANI)


Lodhi Road recorded AQI of 317, Delhi Airport (T3) recorded an AQI of 323 and Mathura road recorded an AQI of 338. The AQI at Delhi University stood at 336. while that at IIT Delhi it was 293 in 'poor category: Ayanagar also witnessed 'very poor' air quality at AQI of 330 on Tuesday. (Photo credit: ANI)

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