Delhi’s air quality is ‘bad’, minimum temperature could drop to 3 degrees Celsius

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Delhi’s air quality remained in the “poor” category on Friday, according to the Air Quality and Weather Forecast and Research System.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted a maximum temperature of 16 degrees Celsius and a minimum temperature of 3 degrees Celsius in the nation’s capital today.

The overall air quality in the nation’s capital was recorded at 235 around 8:15 am, while the AQI in various parts of the city remained in the “poor” category.

According to yesterday’s forecast from the Air Quality and Weather Forecast and Research System (SAFAR), cold weather conditions are expected to slow down thereafter.

Better ventilation conditions are expected to continue for the next two days and likely to continue for the next two days and likely to decrease thereafter, according to SAFAR.

An AQI between 0-50 is considered good, 51-100 is satisfactory, 101-200 is moderate, 201-300 is bad, 301-400 is very bad, and 401-500 is considered severe.

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai last month urged the Air Quality Management Commission to make bio-decomposer technology mandatory for all states, saying pollution levels in the nation’s capital were increasing with an increase in thatch burning in neighboring states.

(Only the title and image of this report may have been reworked by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is automatically generated from a syndicated feed.)

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