Air quality turns very poor again

| | New Delhi
  • 0

Air quality turns very poor again

Friday, 08 December 2023 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

The national Capital’s air quality once again entered the ‘very poor’ category on Thursday, while the mercury recorded a high of 25.8 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season’s average.

 Shallow fog and mist are expected in the city in the next five days, a bulletin by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

 On Thursday, the minimum temperature settled at 9.2 degrees Celsius, according to the weather department.      The relative humidity was recorded at 72 per cent, it added. The city’s 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) on Thursday stood at 320 in the ‘very poor’ category.

 An AQI between 0-50 is considered ‘good’, 51-100 ‘satisfactory’, 101-200 ‘moderate’, 201-300 poor’, 301-400 ‘very poor’ and 401-500 ‘severe’. An AQI above 500 falls in the ‘severe plus’ category.  

State Editions

AAP MLA Jarwal convicted in abetment of suicide case

29 February 2024 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Two nurses help woman deliver baby on busy road

29 February 2024 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

LG Saxena writes open letter to CM opposing OTS water bill scheme

29 February 2024 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

AAP, LG at loggerheads over solar policy

29 February 2024 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Payment of electricity dues in installments approved

29 February 2024 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Exploring Pages of Possibility

25 February 2024 | Rajdeep Pathak | Agenda

Risks Lurk Behind The Glamour

25 February 2024 | Archana Jyoti | Agenda

DOCTORSPEAK | India's Over-the-Counter Topical Steroid Crisis

25 February 2024 | Dr Diksha Agrawal | Agenda

WHO: Nations must step up tobacco control measures

25 February 2024 | Saima Wazed | Agenda

Rhythm of the Ruins unveils emotional brilliance

25 February 2024 | Swarn Kumar Anand | Agenda

astroturf | Saraswati calls for being in harmony with all

25 February 2024 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda