Fri. Mar 1st, 2024


New Delhi- Overall air high quality within the nationwide capital continued to be within the ‘very poor’ class on Saturday.

In Anand Vihar, the Air Quality Index (AQI) entered the ‘extreme’ class with PM 2.5 at 473 and PM 10 at 464, whereas the CO was at 119, in ‘average’ class with NO2 at 69, in ‘passable’ ranges, as per the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) at 9 a.m.

The AQI between zero and 50 is taken into account ‘good’; 51 and 100 ‘passable’; 101 and 200 ‘average’; 201 and 300 ‘poor’; 301 and 400 ‘very poor’; and 401 and 500 ‘extreme’.

The Bawana station recorded PM 2.5 at 481 and PM 10 at 432, within the ‘extreme’ class, whereas the Carbon Monoxide (CO) plunged to 101, in ‘average’ ranges.

At Aya Nagar, the PM 2.5 reached 341 and PM 10 at 321, each within the ‘very poor’ class.

The CO was recorded at 104, beneath the ‘average’ class on the climate station. The AQI monitoring station at Dwarka sector 8 recorded PM 2.5 at 446 and PM 10 at 401, each within the ‘extreme’ class whereas the CO reached at 90, and NO2 at 65, each in ‘passable’ ranges.

The air high quality on the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport T3 space was within the ‘extreme’ class with PM 2.5 at 430 and PM 10 at 341, in ‘poor’ ranges whereas the CO was at 76, in ‘passable’ ranges.

At ITO station, the PM 2.5 was recorded at 413, within the ‘very poor’ class and PM 10 was at 296, within the ‘poor’ class. The CO was at 60, in ‘passable’ ranges whereas NO2 plummeted to 103, in ‘average’ stage.

The PM 2.5 at Okhla Phase-II was recorded at 433 and PM 10 reached 407, inserting each beneath the ‘severe’ class. The NO2 reached 117, within the ‘average’ class.

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