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Smog: 69 trains delayed, 22 rescheduled and 8 cancelled

According To Latest AQI Figures, Delhi's Mandir Marg At 523, Anand Vihar At 510, Punjabi Bagh At 743, Shadipur At 420; All Fall In The 'Hazardous' Category In The Air Quality Index.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Tahir Qureshi | Updated on: 13 Nov 2017, 09:01:23 AM
Visuals from Delhi's Connaught Place (ANI)

New Delhi:

There is little relief to Delhiites as the density of smog remains same in the national capital and adjoining areas on Monday morning and the hazardous category continues. 

69 trains have been delayed, 22 rescheduled, and 8 cancelled due to the smog.

According to latest AQI figures, Delhi's Mandir Marg at 523, Anand Vihar at 510, Punjabi Bagh at 743, Shadipur at 420; all fall in the 'Hazardous' category in the Air Quality Index. 

On Sunday PM 10 levels in Delhi's Lodhi Road area at 560, PM 2.5 at 625; PM 10 levels in Noida at 551, PM 2.5 levels at 541; all in 'severe' category.

Air Quality Index (AQI) on Saturday was recorded as follows: Mandir Marg at 326, Anand Vihar at 430, Siri Fort at 316, Dwarka at 327, and Shadipur at 331 in the 'Hazardous' category. 

Vikas Sadan Gurugram at 330 'Hazardous', and Sector16A Faridabad at 204 'Very Unhealthy.'

The air quality index (AQI) recorded on Friday at 7.30 am was 483, a small drop from Thursday’s average of 486. As the day rose, the IMD recording 484 in Delhi, 498 in Ghaziabad, Noida 485 and Gurgaon 485.

The AQI ranges from 0-500. IMD marks 500 as the worst possible air quality. According to India Meteorological Department (IMD) officials Delhi and surrounding cities remain to be severe.

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First Published : 13 Nov 2017, 08:06:56 AM