Delhi’s air quality remains poor, IMD predicts higher pollution levels

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Published on November 23, 2020 - Duration: 01:22s

Delhi’s air quality remains poor, IMD predicts higher pollution levels

Air Quality Index (AQI) remained in ‘poor category’ in several parts of Delhi and NCR.

AQI in Lodhi Road area was at 203, as per Central Pollution Control Board data.

CPCB data shows that Delhi’s overall air quality index (AQI) on Sunday was 274.

On November 22, India Meteorological Department (IMD) warned that pollution levels could rise in Delhi today.

Safar also predicted that AQI would deteriorate to the middle end of very poor.

Meanwhile, temperatures also dropped in most parts of northwest India.

Delhi recorded a minimum temperature of only 6.3 degrees Celsius.

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Air quality index

Measure of pollution
SAFAR predicted a slight increase in pollutants for Tuesday and further improvement is expected on January 20.
Credit: DNA - Published 9 hours ago

People in Noida also suffered because of poor air quality where both PM10 and PM2.5 pollutants remained in the 'severe' category, according to SAFAR.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago

According to the IMD, Delhi recorded minimum and maximum temperature of 6.4 and 20.8 degrees Celsius respectively on January 15, a notch above normal.
Credit: DNA - Published 2 days ago



Lodhi Road

Neighbourhood in New Delhi, Delhi, India

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