The air quality in Delhi went back to the severe zone after remaining in the very poor zone for two days. Health experts say that under both conditions high pollution levels continue to pose a critical risk even to healthy individuals.
According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) recordings, the average air quality index of Delhi on Tuesday was 403, in the severe zone. On Monday, the AQI was 353, categorised as very poor.
IMD scientists said that wind is likely to remain calm till November 18, and temperatures may drop to make it difficult for the pollutants to disperse easily.
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