Smog dissipates as winds bring relief in Delhi-NCR
| Sunday | 17th November, 2019
New Delhi, November 16Strong winds on Saturday abated the smog lingering over Delhi-NCR for the last four days, resulting in a decline in pollution levels.
The air quality index of the national capital read 357 at 4pm on Saturday, around 100 notches less than Friday’s AQI.
“Strong surface winds, gusting up to 25 km per hour, blew in the region, reducing the smog and bringing slight relief.
The System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), the government’s air quality monitor, said strong boundary-layer and surface winds were flushing out the accumulated pollutants.
“High surface winds in Delhi are predicted to continue for the next two days.
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