Morning After Dussehra, No Sign Of City's Air Improving
Millennium Post Delhi|October 27 2020
Morning After Dussehra, No Sign Of City's Air Improving
A large number of farm fires observed over Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh

NEW DELHI: The National Capital's air quality was recorded in the 'very poor' category on Monday morning after Dussehra celebrations and the share of stubble burning in the city's PM2.5 pollution is likely to increase, according to a central government agency.

The Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor, SAFAR, said the wind direction and the wind speed is favorable for the transport of the pollutants from farm fires in Haryana, Punjab, and other neighboring regions to Delhi.

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October 27 2020