Air pollution is increasing in Delhi Image Credit source: PTI
A slight decline was recorded in the AQI level in Delhi and surrounding areas on Tuesday, which again became worse on Wednesday. The AQI level remained around 450 in many areas of Delhi on Wednesday. Due to pollution, many restrictions are being imposed continuously in the national capital. Anti smog guns are also being used in many areas of Noida.
The AQI level in Delhi’s Punjabi Bagh area remained around 465 on Wednesday, while the lowest AQI level in Delhi was recorded at around 317 near Dilshad Garden. This simply means that the AQI level still remains in a very serious condition in most areas of Delhi. Due to this, people are facing problems like throat infection, eye irritation etc.
Experts say that the level of air pollution in Delhi may increase further after Diwali. However, according to the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of light cloudy weather in Delhi and surrounding areas on Thursday and some relief from pollution is expected due to light rain at some places. There is a possibility of cloudy sky in most areas of Delhi NCR on Friday and light rain can also be seen at some places.
In the last one week, many cases of stubble burning have come to light in Punjab. At the same time, Delhi’s air pollution due to vehicles is also continuing, hence an order has been given to implement odd-even after Diwali. If we talk about air quality index on Thursday morning, it was 461 in ITO, 459 in Nehru Nagar, 456 in Bawana, 456 in Rohini, 455 in Jahangirpuri, 446 in Mundka, 449 in Anand Vihar, 412 in NSIT Dwarka, 412 in IGI Airport area. 441, 479 have been recorded in Noida. It is in very serious condition.
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