Sat. Dec 2nd, 2023

The air high quality at a number of monitoring stations once more plunged to the ‘extreme’ class on Monday morning.

The Anand Vihar station was within the ‘extreme’ class with PM 10 at 401 and PM 2.5 at 392, in a really ‘poor’ class, as per CPCB at 10 a.m.

At the Bawana station, PM 2.5 reached 434 and PM 10 at 411, each in ‘extreme’ class, whereas the CO reached 85, in ‘passable’ ranges and NO2 at 27 within the ‘good’ class.

In Dwarka sector-8 station, the PM 2.5 reached 463 and PM 10 was at 478, each within the ‘extreme’ class whereas NO2 reached 117 and CO was at 111 in ‘reasonable’ ranges.

The air high quality on the Indira Gandhi International Airport T3 space was ‘extreme’ with PM 2.5 recorded at 436 and PM 10 at 366, in ‘very poor’ class, whereas the CO reached 122 underneath ‘reasonable’ class and NO2 was at 49 in ‘good’ ranges.

At ITO station, the PM 2.5 plunged to 399 and PM 2.5 was at 371, each underneath ‘very poor’ class whereas the NO2 spiked to 244 within the ‘poor’ class and CO was at 101 in ‘reasonable’ ranges.

The PM 2.5 at Jahangirpuri was recorded at 468 and Particulate Matter (PM) 10 reached 471 inserting each underneath the ‘extreme’ class. Here, the Carbon Monoxide (CO) was 100 in ‘passable’ ranges and Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) at 24, within the ‘good’ class

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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