AQI around 70: This July, air in Delhi is the cleanest it has been in 6 yrs

In July, Delhi's air quality is generally cleaner, owing to the monsoons, but this year, patchy rainfall and other meteorological factors have helped in cleaning the air, say experts

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The city has not witnessed even a single 'poor' or 'very poor' air quality day.

BS Web Team New Delhi
Big relief comes for the residents of the national capital as the city has witnessed its cleanest July air since 2016, according to a report in The Times of India. Central Pollution Control Board's data shows that, to date, July has witnessed 16 'satisfactory' air quality days compared to 11 days in July 2021 and 15 in July 2020. 

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First Published: Jul 22 2022 | 10:36 AM IST

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