Delhi Breaths Easy as Favourable Weather Reduces Pollution Levels
Millennium Post Delhi|October 20, 2019
Delhi Breaths Easy as Favourable Weather Reduces Pollution Levels
Overall AQI fluctuated between 128 and 157, which falls in the moderate category

Delhiites breathed easy on Saturday as pollution levels in the national capital reduced significantly owing to gusty winds and rainfall in neighbouring areas.

The overall air quality index (AQI) fluctuated between 128 and 157, which falls in the moderate category, according to the Central Pollution Control Board’s data.

Barring Dwarka Sector 8, where the air quality remained “poor” (238), most of the areas in the city recorded an AQI in the “moderate” category.

An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’, and 401 and 500 ‘severe’.

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October 20, 2019