Delhi NCR Air Quality pollution level which had reduced due to rain in NCR before Diwali, has now ended. Pollution is continuously increasing since Diwali. Along with smog, light fog, and cold increased, the level of pollution increased due to increased humidity in the atmosphere. Because of this, after six days on Wednesday, the air index in Delhi once again reached above 400. The relief from rain before Diwali has now ended. Air pollution is increasing rapidly in Delhi-NCR. While people got relief from the one-day rain on November 10, the one-day pollution of Diwali has put a threat to people’s breath due to air pollution.
Along with Delhi, the air quality in many areas of NCR is also falling into the ‘very poor’ category. According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the air quality level in Delhi-NCR crossed 500 on Thursday morning. AQI was 480 in Anand Vihar, 418 in RK Puram, 430 in Punjabi Bagh, and 408 in ITO. According to the Meteorological Department, along with pollution, fog will also start appearing in Delhi-NCR in the next few days.
Air quality in Delhi again reaches severe category after six days
The effect of pollution level which had reduced due to rain in NCR before Diwali, has now ended. Pollution is continuously increasing since Diwali. Along with smog, light fog, and cold increased, the level of pollution increased due to increased humidity in the atmosphere. Because of this, after six days on Wednesday, the air index in Delhi once again reached above 400. Due to this, the air remained in severe category. The air quality also remained very poor in most of the major cities of NCR.
There will be no relief for three days
According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), there is not going to be much relief from pollution for the next three days and the air quality in Delhi may remain high in the very poor category. According to the report released by CPCB, Delhi’s air index was 401, which is in a very serious category. The air index was more than 400 at 17 places out of 37 pollution monitoring centers in Delhi.
These areas are the most polluted
Nehru Nagar, Jahangirpuri, Punjabi Bagh, Bawana, and RK Puram were the most polluted places. The air index in Nehru Nagar reached 450, close to the dangerous category. The air index of Faridabad was recorded at 390, Ghaziabad at 378, Greater Noida at 338, and Noida at 360. Due to this, the air quality in these cities of NCR remained very poor. The air index in Gurugram stood at 297 in the poor category. Therefore, pollution in Gurugram was the least in NCR.
This area of Delhi is the most polluted
AQI was recorded in severe category in 24 areas in Delhi on Monday. Whereas compared to Sunday, a decline was recorded in four areas. The air was very bad in five areas. In this, 458 AQI was recorded in Jahangirpuri, 455 in Wazirpur, 453 in Patparganj, 450 in Punjabi Bagh, 447 in RK Puram, and 445 in Rohini. AQI was recorded in severe category in many areas including 439 in Mundka, and 433 in Anand Vihar. It’s better to create a small home gym to avoid going into the highly polluted smoky low air quality.
Delhiites waiting for rain
People of the city will have to wait for the weather to get relief from pollution in Delhi. The current weather conditions are increasing pollution. Experts say that in the current weather, the pollution elements are not being removed, hence if the weather changes, then the pollution can end in a moment. We will have to wait for the weather to improve for the situation to improve. In the meantime, every possible effort will have to be made to deal with the emergency.
Odd Even Nimay in Delhi
People are in bad condition due to pollution in Delhi-NCR. Meanwhile, on Monday, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal held a high-level meeting at the Secretariat. Minister Gopal Rai was also present in this meeting. Giving information, Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai said that odd-even will be implemented in Delhi. It will be implemented between 13th and 20th November. Odd-even traffic rules are a system whereby vehicles with registration numbers ending in an odd number are allowed to ply on odd days of the week.
AQI was this much in Delhi on Monday
Delhi remained the most polluted day also. The air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 421 here on Monday. However, a decline of 33 points was recorded compared to Sunday. The air was recorded in severe category in 24 areas including Jahangirpuri and Wazirpur. There was a blanket of smog since morning. In such a situation, the same situation is expected to persist till Thursday. After Delhi, the air of Greater Noida remained more polluted in NCR.