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Air Quality Index seen improving as it goes below 300 in parts of Delhi

Air quality over the last two days has improved, giving residents a reason to smile

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Diwali 2017 pics: Air pollution chokes Delhiites, dense fog clouds vision
Smog covers New Delhi after Diwali festival. Photo: PTI

was seen to be improving with Air Quality Index (AQI) recorded at lower than 300.

The Air Quality Index in Delhi's RK Puram area was marked at 239, in ITO it was marked at 251 (Very unhealthy) and Anand Vihar was marked at 569 (Hazardous).

Post Diwali celebrations, the capital woke up to an AQI of above 400 which is considered to be in the 'severe' category.

Air quality over the last two days has improved, giving residents a reason to smile.

On October 9, the banned the sale of firecrackers in and NCR till November 1, to reduce high levels of pollution.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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First Published: Mon, October 23 2017. 15:18 IST