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Air quality in Delhi, Noida in 'very poor' category

According to SAFAR, the level of PM 2.5 at 7:20 am stands at 'very poor' category.

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New Delhi Updated on: December 15, 2021 9:41 IST
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Air quality in Delhi, Noida in 'very poor' category. 

 

Highlights

  • Level of PM 2.5 at around 7:20 am stands at 'very poor' category today
  • The air quality in Gurugram has slipped to 'poor' category
  • Delhi govt extended ban on entry of non-essential trucks in national capital till further orders

The air quality in the national capital continued to remain in 'very poor' quality, with the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) at 346 at 7:20 am. 

According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the level of PM 2.5 at 7:20 am stands at 'very poor' category, while the PM 10 stands at 'poor' category. With AQI at 344, the air quality in Noida too remains in the 'very poor' category.

Meanwhile, the air quality in Gurugram has slipped to the 'poor' category. 

The AQI here stands at 269. As per the government agencies, 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'. 

After a review meeting on Monday, the Delhi government has extended the ban on the entry of non-essential trucks in the national capital till further orders.

(With ANI inputs)

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