Delhi AQI remained under the 'very poor' category, on February 1. According to SAFAR, the national capital's AQI was recorded at 321. Besides Delhi, Noida's air quality was also reported under 'very poor' with 353 AQI, whereas Gurugram's air quality is under "poor" category with 232 AQI. The SAFAR bulletin predicted rain and gusty wind in Delhi on February 3, which is expected to improve air quality to 'moderate'.
The air quality in Delhi on January 31 dropped into the 'very poor' category. The concerned department said, overall Air Quality Index (AQI) recorded at 302 in the morning, which worsened compared to "poor category" reported on January 30. Earlier on Sunday, Delhi has 282 AQI. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the minimum temperature in Delhi settled down to 8°C and the maximum is expected to touch 23°C.
In New Delhi, the air quality is recorded in the "very poor" category for the 10th consecutive day on November 23, said the System of Air Quality & Weather Forecasting & Research (SAFAR). The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) improved by 37 points from November 22 and was reported at 315, as per ANI. The levels of PM 2.5 stood at 139 in the "very poor" category.
RK Jenamani, India Meteorological Department's (IMD) senior scientist, on November 3 said Delhi's air quality will remain in a ''very poor'' category in the next 24 hours. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the capital's air quality already reached the ''very poor'' category on November 3. Reportedly, the bursting of firecrackers on the occasion of Diwali will deteriorate the air quality.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times