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  News   Nation  23 Oct 2020  Delhi's air quality recorded in 'very poor' category on Friday

Delhi's air quality recorded in 'very poor' category on Friday

ROZANA SPOKESMAN
Published Oct 23, 2020, 1:29 pm IST
Updated Oct 23, 2020, 1:29 pm IST
Delhi's air quality deteriorated on Friday morning with several areas in the national capital recording 'severe' levels of pollution
Delhi's air quality
 Delhi's air quality

New Delhi: Delhi's air quality deteriorated on Friday morning with several areas in the national capital recording 'severe' levels of pollution, according to authorities.

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The air quality index (AQI) on Friday was recorded at 374 as compared to 302 on the previous day.

The AQI for Delhi, however, is in the 'very poor' category, the Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR) said.

Delhi's air qualityDelhi's air qualityAn AQI between 0 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''.

Ten monitoring stations in Delhi entered the 'severe' zone which includes Alipur with AQI of 447, Shadipur with 441, Mundka with AQI of 419, Wazirpur with 432, Anand Vihar with 405, Bawana with 413, Vivek Vihar with 422, Rohini- 401, Jahangirpuri with AQI of 418 and Patparganj with 405.

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