New Delhi: Air Quality continues to remain in the “very poor” category as the Air Quality Index (AQI) hits 346 on Tuesday.
According to the forecast recorded by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research, in the Delhi University area, the air quality was recorded ‘very poor’ with the presence of PM 2.5 in the air recorded at 371, whereas the Pusa area recorded it at 341.
In its latest forecast, the quality of air in Dhirpur was ‘severe’ as the AQI here reached 460. Noida also saw the air quality in the ‘severe’ category as the AQI rose to 438 today.
Meanwhile, Lodhi Road and Mathura Road also experienced ‘very poor’ air quality with AQI at 306 and 344, respectively.
While the busy area around Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal 3 remained ‘very poor’ with 347 AQI.
The report further added that “AQI is likely to remain within ‘Very Poor’ today. For the next three days, upper level winds are from the northwest direction that is expected to enhance transport of pollutants from the stubble burning region if fire counts increase.”
AQI is likely to be within ‘Very Poor’ for the next three days due to the net effect of local emissions.
(With Agency Inputs)
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