Delhi registered air quality in ‘very poor’ category today as the AQI in national capital stood at 309 as per Central Pollution Control Board data registered at 7:30 am.
In the list of top 10 most polluted cities in India, Delhi bags fifth position today. Delhi had been experiencing air quality in ‘severe’ to ‘very poor’ range over the past few weeks. However, an improvement was seen following rain which moved Delhi back from ‘severe’ zone to ‘very poor.’ Light showers on December 3 further improved Delhi’s air quality. As per Air Quality Early Warning System for Delhi’s update, the quality is likely to remain ‘very poor’ until December 6.
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Various locations across Delhi registered air quality in ‘very poor’ category at 7:30 am. Worst air quality was registered at Nehru Nagar where AQI stood at 381 which also fared worst yesterday among other stations.