The national capital, today, breathes the cleanest air since November 2020. With the hourly average of air quality index (AQI) reaching 148, “moderate” category, at 7 am, the air quality level observes notable improvement.
On January 4, the AQI in Delhi dropped to 151 improving the air quality from very poor to moderate.
As per the scientists from the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the improvements can be attributed to cloudy conditions and improved wind speed.
Previously, on January 1, the capital recorded the AQI as 441 that is in the “severe” zone, whereas, the AQI was 443 on the next day. However, it dropped to 354 on January 3, in “very poor” category.