Delhi air turns ‘hazardous’ post Diwali

Updated:1 month, 1 week ago IST

New Delhi, Nov 08 (ANI): The Air Quality Index (AQI) data proves to be a horrific truth for residents of Delhi. The air quality levels are touching ‘severe’ in several regions of Delhi and ‘Hazardous’ in others. Delhi’s Anand Vihar was at 999 under ‘Hazardous’ category in AQI, area around United States Embassy and Chanakyapuri were at 459 and area around Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium at 999. All these measures are reported under ‘Hazardous’ category. According to the AQI data, major pollutant PM 2.5 and PM 10 are at 500 (severe) in Lodhi Road area, a day after Diwali. According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) maximum temperature is at 29 degree Celsius and minimum temperature at 13 degree Celcius.

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