Delhi Air Quality Index 2021

Delhi Air Quality Index | The air quality in Delhi has deteriorated to the point of being very bad,’ with an AQI of 302.

Delhi Air Quality Index 2021: According to the Ministry of Earth Science’s air quality monitor, System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research, the overall quality of air in Delhi dropped to the’very bad’ category on Monday morning, with the Air Quality Index (AQI) clocking in at 302. (SAFAR).

According to data released by the Centre-run pollution monitoring system, the concentrations of particulate matter (PM) with a diameter of 10 and 2.5 microns were 256 (‘poor’ category) and 122 (‘very poor’ category) at 7 a.m. on Monday.

In certain sections of Delhi, the air quality is poor.

According to available statistics, the AQI in Anand Vihar was 374, 394 in Jahangirpuri, 305 in Rohini, and 309 in Mundka, all of which are in the’very bad’ category. The AQI reading in Old Delhi’s famed marketplace Chandni Chowk was similarly 322, indicating’very bad’ air quality. Meanwhile, numerous additional pollution monitoring stations such as Bawana, Indira Gandhi International Airport (Terminal 3), ITO, and Lodhi Road reported AQI values of 299, 220, 273, and 242 correspondingly, putting the air quality in the ‘bad’ category.

An AQI of 0-5 is regarded ‘good,’ 51-100 is considered’satisfactory,’ 101-200 is considered’moderate,’ 201-300 is considered ‘poor,’ 301-400 is considered’very poor,’ and 401-500 is considered’severe.’

SAFAR’s health recommendation

Sensitive persons should avoid all physical activity outside and transfer activities indoors, according to SAFAR’s health recommendation. It advised asthmatics to keep their medications on hand. In general, if people have unusual coughing, wheezing, breathing problems, chest discomfort, or exhaustion, they should cease doing whatever they’re doing.