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Delhi's AQI Remains Under 'Very Poor' Category Of 337

The AQI is measured on a scale of 0 to 100 as good, while from 100 to 200 it is moderate, from 200 to 300 it is poor, from 300 to 400 is considered to be very poor, and from 400 to 500 or above it is marked as severe

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The Air Quality Index (AQI) remains in the 'very poor' category on Tuesday recorded at 337 as per the data availed by the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

On Monday, the recorded AQI was 340 with smog, the SAFAR data shared. 

AQI of several places noted was as follows- Delhi Airport Terminal (343), Dhirpur (410), Mathura road (332), Pusa (326). Similarly, Noida recorded (365), while Gurugram also recorded a very poor air quality index at 309.

The Delhi government has imposed a ban on plying BS-III petrol and BS-IV diesel four wheelers amidst the rising air pollution in the capital till 9 December. The decision was taken under the centre's air quality panel under stage III of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP). 

The transporters' body is planning to protest against the AAP government in Delhi and Punjab claiming that this ban decision is a conspiracy to impact tourism in the cities.

The AQI is measured on a scale of 0 to 100 as good, while from 100 to 200 it is moderate, from 200 to 300 it is poor, from 300 to 400 is considered to be very poor, and from 400 to 500 or above it is marked as severe.


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