Thu. Nov 30th, 2023

There appears to be no let-up within the severity of the air air pollution within the nationwide capital because the AQI continued to be in ‘very poor class’ on Tuesday morning.

According to knowledge from the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the general Air Quality Index (AQI) was recorded at 373 within the metropolis.

While the Anand Vihar station was within the ‘extreme’ class with PM 10 at 464 and PM 2.5 at 438, the Carbon monoxide (CO) was at 106, below ‘reasonable’ class, at 9 a.m.

At the Bawana station PM 2.5 reached 446, within the extreme class and PM 10 at 322 was within the ‘very poor’ class, whereas the CO reached 82, in passable ranges and NO2 at 20, within the ‘good’ class.

At the Dwarka sector-8 station, the PM 2.5 reached 474, within the extreme class whereas PM 10 was at 410 additionally below the ‘extreme’ class this morning.

The air high quality on the Indira Gandhi International Airport T3 space was within the ‘extreme’ class with PM 2.5 at 417 and PM 10 at 244, within the ‘poor’ class whereas the CO reached at 100, below passable class.

At ITO station, the PM 2.5 was at 436, within the ‘extreme’ class and PM 10 was at 316, below ‘very poor’ class.

The NO2 reached 143, below reasonable ranges, whereas CO was at 90, in passable ranges.

The PM 2.5 at Jahangirpuri was recorded at 404, below ‘extreme’ class, whereas PM 10 reached 378, inserting it below the ‘very poor’ class. The Carbon monoxide reached 78, in ‘passable’ ranges and NO2 was at 13, within the ‘good’ class.

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

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