Low wind, less sunlight affect air quality
The Morning Standard|November 20, 2021
Farm fires have reduced but wind speeds are not favourable for dispersion of pollutants, says weather department
VATSALA SHRANGI

AIR QUALITY INDEX FOR NCR CITIES

DELHI 380

GHAZIABAD 377

GR NOIDA 382

GURUGRAM 324

FARIDABAD 352

MANESAR 335

MEERUT 361

THE national capital’s air quality again plunged to the higher end of the ‘very poor’ zone, with low surface winds and less sunlight, allowing only little ventilation. The pollution situation in the city is likely to remain similar at least till November 21, after which winds are likely to be strong and help in dispersion of accumulated particulate matter, government agencies said.

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