The nationwide capital’s air high quality was recorded within the ‘average’ class this morning, whereas a authorities forecasting company stated it’s more likely to flip ‘poor’ by Friday, October 2.
Delhi recorded an air high quality index (AQI) of 160 at 10:30 am, which falls within the average class. The 24-hour common AQI on Tuesday was 177.
An AQI between zero and 50 is taken into account ‘good’, 51 and 100 ‘passable’, 101 and 200 ‘average’, 201 and 300 ‘poor’, 301 and 400 ‘very poor’, and 401 and 500 ‘extreme’.
Beneficial air flow situation is more likely to preserve Delhi’s AQI within the average class on Thursday, the System of Air High quality and Climate Forecasting and Analysis (SAFAR) stated.
Nonetheless, it stated, late withdrawal of monsoon and related stagnant winds are more likely to affect Delhi’s air high quality negatively by the weekend. By October 2, the air high quality is more likely to slip to the “decrease finish of the poor class”, it stated.
The monsoon began receding from Rajasthan on Monday. It’s anticipated to withdraw from the remainder of northwest India by Thursday, in line with an India Meteorological Division official.
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