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Delhi air quality remains ‘very poor’; overall AQI stands at 313

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NEW DELHI: Delhi’s air high quality was recorded within the ‘poor’ class on Saturday (November 21) and is prone to deteriorate additional amid a dip within the minimal temperature. A change within the wind route has additionally elevated the share of stubble burning within the budget pollution barely.

The total Air Quality Index (AQI) soared to 313 within the morning and stood at 309 within the afternoon, as per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR).

According to Central Pollution Control Board knowledge, the AQI was at 265 in Anand Vihar, 296 in Ashok Vihar, 271 in Old Delhi’s fashionable market Chandni Chowk, 303 in Dwarka Sector 8 and 290 in RK Puram, all falling beneath the ‘poor’ class .

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On November 20, the general AQi in Delhi stood at 309 within the afternoon, as per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR). According to Central Pollution Control Board knowledge, the AQI was at 325 in Anand Vihar, 328 in Ashok Vihar, 315 in Old Delhi’s fashionable market Chandni Chowk, 335 in Dwarka Sector 8 and 302 in RK Puram, all falling beneath the `very poor` class.

Officials from Ministry of Earth Sciences acknowledged that Delhi`s total AQI is anticipated to marginally enhance on Saturday and Sunday because of “relatively better ventilation conditions” as a result of accelerated native floor winds. However, additionally they forecast the air high quality to deteriorate on November 23.

Temperatures have been appreciably under regular at many locations in Punjab, Haryana and Delhi on Nov 20, with the nationwide capital recording a minimal of seven.5 levels Celsius, the bottom within the month of November in 14 years. It is Delhi’s lowest minimal temperature in November since November 29, 2006, when town recorded a minimal of seven.3 levels Celsius, stated Kuldeep Srivastava, the top of the IMD’s regional forecasting middle.

“The criteria has been met on Friday. We will declare a cold wave in Delhi if the situation persists on Saturday,” Srivastava stated.

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