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Delhi: Odd-Even Scheme Begins, AQI Crosses ‘Severe’ Level

Starting at 8 am today, the Delhi government has implemented the Odd-Even scheme as air pollution levels in the city reached apocalyptic levels. According to the data provided by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), major pollutants PM 2.5 and PM 10 were docked at 500. In Delhi’s Lodhi Road area, Air Quality Index (PM 2.5) was measured at 703, Delhi University's level was at 695 while in Dhirpur, the number was 676. Also, in Gurugram, the AQI had crossed the 800-mark. 

Updated : 04 November 2019, 09:31 AM