Delhi wakes up to poor air, AQI reaches 298

The national capital breathes heavily as the pollution levels perdure to worsen. The Air Quality Index (AQI), as on today, touched 298 falling in the poor category. As per the data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the hourly average AQI, early morning at 7, touched the 298.

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Delhi wakes up to poor air, AQI reaches 298The CPCB data for Delhi has seen the falling trends from Sunday, October 11 where AQI was at 216 to the following day, when AQI touched 261 and today it further worsened to 298.

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According to India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) scientists, the low wind speed over Delhi and growing incidents of stubble burning have resulted in the accumulation of pollutants causing a spike in the air pollution levels.

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