Delhi's air marginally cleaner day after drizzle, strong winds
Hindustan Times|December 04, 2021
Delhi's air quality improved on Friday after isolated rain and stronger winds cleared up pollutants on Thursday night, said officials from the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

NEW DELHI: Delhi's air quality improved on Friday after isolated rain and stronger winds cleared up pollutants on Thursday night, said officials from the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) 4 pm bulletin on Friday, Delhi had a 24-hour average Air Quality Index (AQI) of 346, in the "very poor" zone. This was an improvement from Thursday's reading of 429, which was in the "severe" category.

An AQI between 101 and 200 is considered "moderate", 201 and 300 “poor", 301 and 400 “very poor”, and 401 and 500 "severe".

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