Air quality in Delhi remains severeNovember 14, 2019 11:54
The air quality in Delhi on Thursday remained in the severe category with the AQI being recorded at 460. The Dwarka Sector 8 air monitoring centre recorded an air quality index of 496 and Nehru Nagar and JLN Stadium 492. An AQI between 201 and 300 is considered 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 'severe', while the AQI above 500 falls in the severe plus category.
On Wednesday, the air quality in the city was severe with the overall AQI being recorded at 456 at 4 pm. The noxious smog resulting from raging farm fires and unfavourable weather had pushed pollution in Delhi-NCR towards the "emergency" zone, prompting authorities to order closure of schools till November 15 -- a second time in two weeks. - PTI
Image: A 'Run for Children' was organised by a non-profit organisation 'Prayas', this morning in Delhi, where the air quality was 'severe'. Thoughtful!