Delhi’s air quality stayed in the ‘exceptionally poor’ classification for the third continuous day on Tuesday, with the air quality file being recorded at 396.
The air quality record in adjoining urban areas remained as follows – Ghaziabad (349), Greater Noida (359), Gurugram (363) and Noida (382) – in the first part of the day.
In Delhi, the AQI was recorded in the ‘extremely poor’ class all things considered of the stations; at a couple of spots like Dwarka Sector-8 and Patparganj, Alipur, Shadipur, DTU and Panjabi Bagh, it had crossed the 400-mark, going into the ‘serious’ classification, as per information displayed in Sameer application.
The normal AQI of Delhi remained at 396, information from CPCB showed.
An apparent improvement in Delhi’s air quality was recorded on Sunday in spite of the fact that it was in the ‘extremely poor’ class.
The public capital had recorded a 24-hour normal AQI of 330 on Sunday as against 473 the earlier day as emanations from ranch fires in Haryana and Punjab had dropped altogether. PTI