The Delhi Air Quality Index (AQI) remains in the ‘severe’ category three days after Diwali, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) on Sunday.
🔲 Delhi’s overall air quality continues to remain ‘severe’ with Air Quality Index (AQI) standing at 436, as per System of Air Quality & Weather Forecasting & Research (SAFAR) pic.twitter.com/MrRFqYEkQ1
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According to SAFAR’s research, Delhi’s overall air quality was in the’severe’ category at 6:15 a.m. today, with an AQI of 436.
However, on Saturday night, Delhi’s AQI was 437, wherein the concentration of PM 2.5 was 318, while that of PM 10 was reported to be 448.
As per the Centre-run SAFAR, Delhi’s AQI is expected to improve to the upper end of the ‘very poor’ category as “surface winds are becoming stronger,” dispersing air pollutants from the evening of 7th November.
An AQI of 0-50 indicates fair air quality, 51-100 is satisfactory air quality, 101-200 is moderate air quality, 201-300 is poor air quality, 301-400 is extremely bad air quality, and 401-500 is severe/hazardous air quality.