Delhi air 'very poor' as physical classes in schools, colleges reopen today

The Air Quality Index (AQI) was 370 --'very poor'-- at 8 am, according to the state-run SAFAR

BS Web Team New Delhi
Delhi pollution

New Delhi: Low visibility due to a thick layer of smog at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021 (PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary)

Delhi's air was polluted on Monday as physical classes in educational institutions resumed and government offices reopened.
The Air Quality Index (AQI) was 370 --'very poor'-- at 8 am, according to the state-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR). Readings below 50 are considered safe, while anything above 300 is considered hazardous or 'severe'.
Currently, construction, demolition activities are banned in the national capital while trucks carrying non-essential items are not allowed to enter into Delhi to check air pollution in the state. 

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First Published: Nov 29 2021 | 8:47 AM IST

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