Delhi's air quality improves to 'very poor' category, AQI drops to 347

Delhi’s air quality improves to ‘very poor’ category, AQI drops to 347

New Delhi: Delhi’s air quality on Tuesday saw improvement as it reached “very poor” category with Air Quality Index (AQI) at 347, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

The level of PM 2.5 and PM 10 in Delhi’s air stood at 181 and 287, respectively.

An AQI between zero and 50 is considered ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 ‘moderate’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’, and 401 and 500 ‘severe’.

The AQI in the national capital is expected to improve further in the next three days and drop to the ‘poor’ category from its current status.

first published:Dec. 28, 2021, 10:19 a.m.

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