Delhi Pollution: Delhi records ‘very poor’ AQI for the third consecutive day

The national capital experienced another morning with polluted air, on February 10, as Delhi records air quality index 316 in very poor category at 7 am.

Air Pollution in delhiIt was the third consecutive day for Delhi to observe AQI in the very poor category. As per Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall AQI of the city was 305 on February 8 whereas it was recorded 303 on February 7.

According to the forecast by System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (Safar), the capital witnessed low surface winds blowing from the south-westerly direction on February 8. Further, the winds speed is expected to decrease in the coming days that will result in further deterioration of the AQI.

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As per the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the minimum temperature would stay near 7 to 8 degrees and the coming days are expected to be foggy till Friday, February 12.

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