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Delhi Air Pollution: AQI Hovers Around 500-Mark

Delhi continues to reel under noxious haze after a brief relief last week. Delhi-NCR residents seem to have no respite from the increasing air pollution even as Friday is the last day for the Odd-Even rule in the national capital. As the government's air quality information service SAFAR, the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi on Friday was registered at 482 falling under the "Severe" classification with PM10 at 504 and PM2.5 at 332. In areas such as Mathura Road in Delhi, the AQI was registered at 524 (PM10) at 6.07 am on Friday, it was 505 (PM10) at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport, whereas Chandni Chowk recorded an AQI of 478 (PM10) and 475 (PM2.5).

Updated : 15 November 2019, 10:08 AM