Despite the ban on firecrackers in Delhi, people in a huge number came out to burst crackers on the occasion
Despite the ban on firecrackers in Delhi, people in a huge number came out to burst crackers on the occasion of Diwali and the very next day, the pollution level plunged from 'poor' to 'very poor' category.
Published on Oct 26, 2022 03:45 PM IST 7 Photos
Delhi's air quality remained in the "very poor" category days after Diwali. The overall air quality index (AQI) stood at 323 and people were forced to once again use face masks.(ANI)
According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the overall Delhi region on October 25 was in the 'very poor' category at 323. (HT File Photo)
However, in Lodhi Road, the AQI was in the 'poor' category at 273.(HT File Image)
Notably, in the Delhi University area and Pusa the AQI remained in 'very poor' category at 365 and 322 respectively. (ANI)