Delhi’s air quality continues to remain in the “very poor” category on Friday with the Air Quality Index (AQI) hovering at 323, according to SAFAR (System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research).
#Delhi‘s air quality remains in ‘very poor’ category as per System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research, Govt of India
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In Delhi, pollutants levels PM 10 was recorded at 195 and PM2.5 at 103. SAFAR has advised people to go out after wearing N-95 masks or P-100 respirators. Experts say if people are exposed to this air quality for a prolonged time it may cause them respiratory illness.
Meanwhile, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that cold wave conditions at isolated places are likely over Delhi during 26-28 November due to expected fall in minimum temperatures over northwest India. Moderate to dense fog was observed in isolated pockets over Delhi on Thursday.
(With ANI inputs)