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Delhi AQI remains in ‘very poor’ category at 337, GRAP Stage 3 to continue

New Delhi: The situation of air pollution in Delhi continues to remain in the poor category. The average AQI of this morning in Delhi was recorded at 337. The average AQI of Delhi is 306 in Dhirpur, 356 in Jahangirpuri, 333 in Sonia Vihar, 353 in Nehru Nagar,308 in Mundka, and 353 in Noida. At the same time, the average AQI of Ghaziabad is 243. The average AQI of Faridabad is 282.

By Priyanka Verma 
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New Delhi: The situation of air pollution in Delhi continues to remain in the poor category. The average AQI of this morning in Delhi was recorded at 337. The average AQI of Delhi is 306 in Dhirpur, 356 in Jahangirpuri, 333 in Sonia Vihar, 353 in Nehru Nagar,308 in Mundka, and 353 in Noida. At the same time, the average AQI of Ghaziabad is 243. The average AQI of Faridabad is 282. Gurugram has an average AQI of 346, which falls in the very poor category.

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The AQI recorded at Lodhi road was 313. The air quality recorded at Delhi University was worse at 351. In Pusa, the AQI was 341, while in the Airport region it touched 373. For Mathura Road, it was 341. The air quality in the IIT Delhi region was recorded at 334 and at Dhirpur it was 306. The AQI at Ayanagar was also in ‘very poor’ category at 336.

The Meteorological Department has predicted a maximum temperature of 29 degree Celsius and minimum temperature of 13 degree Celsius in Delhi today. The sky will be clear in Delhi-NCR today. According to the Meteorological Department, the minimum temperature of Delhi can reach 12 degrees in the next few days.

At the same time, in many states including UP, Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab, a drop of 2 degrees Celsius has been recorded in the temperature. Snowfall has occurred in the hilly areas of Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir. At the same time, a change in the weather is being seen in the southern states including Tamil Nadu. Due to this, it is getting pink cold in Delhi-NCR.

The Air Quality Index from 0 to 100 is considered as good, while from 100 to 200 it is moderate, from 200 to 300 it is poor, and from 300 to 400 it is said to be very poor and from 400 to 500 or above it is considered as severe.

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The pollution levels in Delhi and the entire national capital region (NCR) didn’t see any improvement as compared to the last year. Meanwhile, citing that Delhi-NCR’s air quality is worsening again, Centre’s air quality panel on 11 November continued the curbs under stage 3 of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP).

As per Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh saw lesser stubble burning incidents from September to November this year. The CAQM said in a statement, The Air Quality Index (AQI) has been showing an increasing trend for the last two days in Delhi-NCR. Wind conditions have not been very favourable and accordingly dispersion of air pollutants has not been very effective.”

As per the rule, All construction and demolition work, except for essential projects, is banned in Delhi-NCR under the third stage of the GRAP. Brick kilns, hot mix plants and stone crushers are also not allowed to operate. As per experts, air pollution has chances to cause serious skin problems.

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