Delhi’s air quality remained critical for the second consecutive day, though pollution levels are likely to improve in the coming days.
Delhi is in bad condition due to pollution
Delhi-NCR under pollution. Meanwhile, the Central Pollution Control Board released a statistic, according to which Delhi was the most polluted city in India in 2022. The PM 2.5 level in Delhi crossed the safe limit and was more than double. On the other hand, Faridabad was number two. Ghaziabad was ranked third in terms of pollution.
Earlier, Delhi’s air quality remained critical for the second consecutive day on Tuesday due to inclement weather, though pollution levels are likely to improve in the coming days. Forecasting agencies have provided this information The city’s air quality index was recorded in the severe category on Monday after a gap of nearly two months, prompting the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) to monitor pollution more strictly in all national capital regions. Implementation of countermeasures.
Delhi’s 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) stood at 407 at 4 pm on Tuesday. It was 434 on Monday and 371 on Sunday. An AQI between 201 and 300 is considered poor, 301 and 400 very poor, and 401 and 500 severe.
The Delhi government on Monday imposed a temporary ban on plying of BS-III petrol and BS-IV diesel four-wheelers in the national capital in view of deteriorating air quality. CAQM on Friday announced graded response action with private bans on construction and demolition activities. The restrictions were implemented under the third phase of the plan.