Delhi’s air quality recorded in ‘severe’ category, rainfall may bring respite
| Saturday | 12th January, 2019
Twenty-two areas recorded ‘severe’ air quality and 13 areas ‘very poor’ air quality, the CPCB said.
In the National Capital Region (NCR), Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Noida and Greater Noida recorded ‘severe’ air quality, it said.
The Centre-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting (SAFAR) said the air quality may improve in the next two days under the influence of light rains which is expected thereafter.
AdvertisingAccording to Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall air quality index (AQI) in the city was 410, which falls in the ‘severe’ category.
“The overall air quality will deteriorate further, with small fluctuations in the next three days if it does not rain.
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