Delhi chokes again as air quality deteriorates with AQI in several major junctions of National Capital oscillating between 'poor', 'very poor' categories

  • Air quality of Delhi has again deteriorated from the 'moderate' category on Tuesday, as per Central Pollution Control Board

  • At several major junctions of the city, the Air Quality Index oscillated between 'poor' and 'very poor' category

  • At Anand Vihar, AQI was at 306 and in Ashok Vihar level of air pollution was high as AQI was recorded at 309 at 9.30 am in the morning

New Delhi: The air quality of Delhi has again deteriorated from the 'moderate' category on Tuesday, as per Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).

 Delhi chokes again as air quality deteriorates with AQI in several major junctions of National Capital oscillating between poor, very poor categories

File image of Delhi pollution. AP

At several major junctions of the city, the Air Quality Index (AQI) oscillated between 'poor' and 'very poor' category.

At Anand Vihar, the AQI was at 306 with PM 2.5 at 306 and PM10 at 269. In Ashok Vihar, the level of air pollution was high as the AQI was recorded at 309 at 9.30 am in the morning.

While in areas such as Mandir Marg, ITO and Lodhi road, the AQI was 271, 281 and 212. Even in adjoining areas of the capital, the AQI also plunged making tuff for residents to move outdoors with Gurugram (245), Faridabad (240), Noida (238) and Ghaziabad (347).

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Updated Date: Dec 03, 2019 12:31:50 IST