Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category

The Air quality in the national capital continued to remain in the 'very poor' category on Wednesday with a thick layer of fog engulfing parts of the city and affecting the visibility.

ANI | New Delhi | Updated: 17-02-2021 09:03 IST | Created: 17-02-2021 09:03 IST
Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category
Visuals from Singhu Border (Photo/ANI). Image Credit: ANI

The Air quality in the national capital continued to remain in the 'very poor' category on Wednesday with a thick layer of fog engulfing parts of the city and affecting the visibility. Delhi's air quality remained in the 'very poor' category on Wednesday morning, with the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) standing at 332, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

An AQI between 0-50 is marked good, 51-100 is satisfactory, 101- 200 is moderate, 201- 300 is poor, 301-400 is very poor and 401-500 is considered severe. As per the SAFAR, the concentration of PM10 particles stood at 305 in the 'poor' category while PM 2.5 at 162 in the 'very poor' category today.

Meanwhile, a layer of dense fog enveloped the national capital this morning leading to a decreased visibility in Delhi. The morning in the national capital also remained cold with the temperature at 12.6 degrees Celsius, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD).(ANI)

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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