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Delhi wakes up to slightly better air quality on Monday with AQI at 145

The Air Quality Index (AQI) was 145 --'moderate'-- at 8 am, according to the state-run System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research

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Delhi's air quality improved to ‘moderate' on Monday, after being ‘poor’ yesterday despite light rainfall a day earlier.  

The Air Quality Index (AQI) was 145 --'moderate'-- 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'. 

The levels of PM 2.5 and PM 10 were recorded at 92 in the 'moderate' and 127 in the 'moderate' category respectively. 

Earlier, Delhi received light showers on Saturday despite that, the air quality in the national capital remained in the poor

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First Published: Jan 24 2022 | 8:39 AM IST

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