New Delhi: Delhi's pollution level worsened on Wednesday morning with the air quality falling to the poor category, a government agency said.
According to the Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi's air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 268 at 10 am on Wednesday, while on Tuesday it was 223.
An AQI between zero and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor', and 401 and 500 'severe'.
It is forecasted that the air quality will remain in marginally very poor category tomorrow and in marginally very poor to higher end of poor for October 23.
The city recorded a 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) of 223 on Tuesday. It was 244 on Monday and 254 on Sunday.