Delhi's air quality remains in 'very poor' category, overall AQI at 398

Delhi’s air quality remains in ‘very poor’ category, overall AQI at 398

New Delhi: The air quality index (AQI) has continued to remain in the ‘very poor’ category in the national capital. According to the data by the System of Air Quality & Weather Forecasting & Research (SAFAR), the AQI has clocked the value of 398 at 8 am on Saturday.

The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi stands at 398. Meanwhile, the air quality of the NCR region like Noida and Gurugram remains in the ‘severe’ and in the ‘very poor category respectively. The AQI in Noida stands at 491, while the Gurugram’s AQI is at 365.

AQI in Delhi’s Mathura road stands at 425 with severe category.

As per the government agencies, and 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’. 

first published:Dec. 25, 2021, 9:36 a.m.

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