Thursday, February 2, 2023

Good Air Day in Delhi! Capital Breathes Cleanest Air In 2 Years As Rain Lashed City Over Last 3 Days

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The tremendous rainfall in Delhi over the last three days has not only brought the mercury down but has also cleaned the city’s air. Owing to heavy downpours, the national capital breathed the cleanest air in over two years. As per the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the 24-hour average air quality index (AQI) in Delhi was 44 at 4 pm. Prior to that, Delhi had logged a 24-hour average AQI of 41 on August 31, 2020.

Monday was also the third “good air quality day” of the year. The city recorded a 24-hour average AQI of 48 on Sunday, and 47 on September 16.

Notably, an AQI between zero 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”.

The neighbouring cities of Ghaziabad (19), Gurugram (29), Greater Noida (26) and Noida (49) also recorded ‘good’ air quality.

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