With Diwali around the corner, stringent actions have been taken by the authorities, however reports suggest, it is likely to drop in the coming days. The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality research and forecast service, SAFAR, said the overall air quality of Delhi is back in poor category.
On Sunday, pollution levels in Delhi shot up by around 100 points at air quality index (AQI), the Central Pollution Control Board data showed.
The AQI, which was 161 on Saturday, rose to 258 by Sunday afternoon.
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New Delhi 21October2019