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Delhi's Air Quality Drops To 'Poor', Likely To Decline Further To 'Very Poor'

Air quality in Delhi dropped from "moderate" to "poor" on October 28. According to the Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), it is expected to fall into the "very poor" category by October 29. One of the primary causes of the critical situation is stubble burning. Delhi's Air Quality Index (AQI) was 232 around 4 p.m. on October 27, as per Central Pollution Control Board.  

Thu, 28 Oct 2021 - 12:52 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

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