Delhi air quality improves

Delhi air quality improves

Agency News

The air pollution level in Delhi has declined once again thanks to rains this week. The air quality in the national capital on Tuesday morning improved to 'good' category as the overall AQI stood at 85, according to the latest estimates updated by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

Dhirpur Road, Delhi University, Chandni Chowk and Pusa Road registered 'very good' air quality on Tuesday with an AQI of 54, 58, 81 and 40 respectively.

Similarly, other areas in Delhi also recorded good air quality including Lodhi Road, Mathura Road, IIT-Delhi and Indira Gandhi International Airport (Terminal-3) with PM2.5 count of 53, 48, 53 and 42 respectively

According to SAFAR, AQI between the range of 51 and 100 is considered as 'satisfactory' or 'very good', 101-200 is 'moderate', 201-300 falls under the category of 'poor'. While 300-400 is considered as 'very poor', levels between 401-500 fall under the 'hazardous' category.