The air quality of Delhi has improved from the ‘Severe’ to ‘Very Poor’ category on Tuesday. The AQI index is standing at 372, informed the SAFAR. As per the Centre-run SAFAR, winds coming from the northwest direction at 925 millibars (MB) are favourable for the transport of stubble related pollutants to Delhi. However, its impact on Delhi’s PM2.5 has been reduced as wind speed has reduced.
“Today’s share of crop residue burning is 30 per cent in PM2.5. AQI is likely to improve further but remains in the very poor category,” said System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).
Yesterday (Monday), the AQI in Delhi was standing at 432.
Let us tell you, An AQI between 0-50 is considered “GOOD”, 51-100 is “SATISFACTORY”, 101-200 “MODERATE”, 201-300 “POOR”, 301-400 “VERY POOR” and 401-500 are marked as “SEVERE/HAZARDOUS”.
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