Delhi air quality improves to 'poor' on Diwali
According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) the overall Air Quality Index for the Delhi-NCR (National Capital Region) region at 5 p.m. was 283 which falls in 'poor' category.
The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi on Tuesday at 2 p.m. was 360, improving from the 12 noon 385, considered "very poor", and 403 or "severe" at 9 a.m.
The PM2.5 and PM10, or particles with diameter less than 2.5 and 10mm, in Delhi-NCR was 145 and 277.
According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the minimum temperature settled at 12.5 degree Celsius, one notch below the season's average, while the maximum temperature was 27.8 degree Celsius, a notch below the season's average.
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