“Severe air pollution affects healthy people and seriously affects people with existing diseases.”
Delhi’s air quality worsened and remained in the “severe” category on the morning of November 12, according to data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
Several other cities in the National Capital Region (NCR) such as Noida, Gurugram, Faridabad and Ghaziabad and towns in northern India such as Bhiwadi, Fatehabad, Hisar and Hapur, also faced “severe” air pollution levels on the 12th. November morning.
Severe level air pollution “affects healthy people and seriously impacts people with existing diseases,” according to the CPCB.
Air quality in the national capital has been “severe” for five of the seven days since Deepavali. Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) is likely to remain in the “very poor” to “severe” range on November 12-13, authorities said.
The AQI for Delhi was 459 at 10 a.m. on November 12.
The AQI was 411 on November 11, according to the CPCB’s 4 pm bulletin, which is the average of the last 24 hours and is considered the AQI of the day.
A higher AQI value indicates more air pollution.
An AQI between 0 and 50 is considered “good”, 51 and 100 “satisfactory”, 101 and 200 “moderate”, 201 and 300 “poor”, 301 and 400 “very poor” , and 401 and 500 “severe”.
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