Delhi AQI remains in “very poor” category despite low rainfall

Despite low rainfall in the nation’s capital, Delhi’s Air Quality Index (AQI) remained in the “very low” category at 342 on Thursday, according to the Weather Forecasting and Research System. air quality (SAFAR).

The level of PM 2.5 and PM 10 is in the “very low” and “moderate” categories. “Air quality over Delhi-NCT is likely to improve due to good rainfall activity and crossover to ‘poor’ category on January 6,” the weather report said. and on air quality.

He added that the AQI is expected to improve further and stay in the moderate category on January 7 and 8.

“The predominant surface wind is likely to come from the south-east direction of Delhi with a wind speed of 05-10 km / h, mostly cloudy skies with shallow fog on the morning of January 6th. The predominant surface wind is likely to come from the east. Heading southeast from Delhi with winds of 08-15 km / h, mostly cloudy skies with very light rain / drizzle and moderate fog on the morning of January 7th. The predominant surface wind is likely to come from the south-east direction of Delhi with a wind speed of 15 -22 km / h, mostly cloudy skies, light to moderate rain / thunderstorms accompanied by gusty winds (speed 30-40 km / h ) January 8, ”adds the bulletin.

For the uninformed, an AQI between zero and 50 is considered good, 51 and 100 satisfactory, 101 and 200 moderate, 201 and 300 bad, 301 and 400 very bad, and 401 and 500 severe.

(With IANS inputs)

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