Delhi's air quality nears 'severe' category, AQI crosses 400 in some areas

Published on Oct 29, 2022 12:27 PM IST
  • The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi stood at 396 at 10 am, worsening from 357 at 4 pm on Friday.
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According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), most air quality monitoring stations in Delhi recorded the 24-hour average Air Quality Index (AQI) in the ‘severe’ or upper end of the ‘very poor’ category at 10am on Saturday.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 29, 2022 12:27 PM IST

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), most air quality monitoring stations in Delhi recorded the 24-hour average Air Quality Index (AQI) in the ‘severe’ or upper end of the ‘very poor’ category at 10am on Saturday.(PTI)

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A layer of pungent haze lingered over Delhi on Saturday morning as average AQI hits ‘severe’ at most monitoring stations in Delhi.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A layer of pungent haze lingered over Delhi on Saturday morning as average AQI hits ‘severe’ at most monitoring stations in Delhi.(PTI)

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The AQI was 354 on October 27, 271 on October 26, 302 on October 25 and 312 on October 24. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The AQI was 354 on October 27, 271 on October 26, 302 on October 25 and 312 on October 24. (PTI)

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The most polluted place in the capital was Anand Vihar with an AQI of 454. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The most polluted place in the capital was Anand Vihar with an AQI of 454. (PTI)

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Wazirpur (439), Narela (423), Ashok Vihar (428), Vivek Vihar (427) and Jahangirpuri (438) were among the monitoring stations that recorded "severe" air quality.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Wazirpur (439), Narela (423), Ashok Vihar (428), Vivek Vihar (427) and Jahangirpuri (438) were among the monitoring stations that recorded "severe" air quality.(PTI)

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The air quality in the neighbouring cities of Ghaziabad (381), Noida (392), Greater Noida (398), Gurugram (360) and Faridabad (391) also inched closer to the "severe" category.The air quality in the neighbouring cities of Ghaziabad (381), Noida (392), Greater Noida (398), Gurugram (360) and Faridabad (391) also inched closer to the "severe" category.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 29, 2022 12:27 PM IST

The air quality in the neighbouring cities of Ghaziabad (381), Noida (392), Greater Noida (398), Gurugram (360) and Faridabad (391) also inched closer to the "severe" category.The air quality in the neighbouring cities of Ghaziabad (381), Noida (392), Greater Noida (398), Gurugram (360) and Faridabad (391) also inched closer to the "severe" category.(PTI)

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According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the concentration of lung-damaging fine particles known as PM2.5 was above 400 micrograms per cubic metre at 10 am in the capital, around seven times the safe limit of 60 micrograms per cubic metre, in many areas.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 29, 2022 12:27 PM IST

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the concentration of lung-damaging fine particles known as PM2.5 was above 400 micrograms per cubic metre at 10 am in the capital, around seven times the safe limit of 60 micrograms per cubic metre, in many areas.(PTI)

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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said calm winds prevailed at night. Moderate wind speed (up to 8 kmph) is predicted during the day, it added.(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said calm winds prevailed at night. Moderate wind speed (up to 8 kmph) is predicted during the day, it added.(PTI)

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An AQI between zero 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".An AQI between zero 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".(PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Oct 29, 2022 12:27 PM IST

An AQI between zero 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".An AQI between zero 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".(PTI)

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