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Delhi's air quality falls, expected to deteriorate further

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The of and the (NCR) dropped on Thursday and is expected to remain "very poor" for a few days.

With no respite likely, the is likely to deteriorate drastically from Sunday, official agencies said.

The Index (AQI) of remained "very poor" at 353, against 315 on Wednesday.

Some areas of and (AQI 404) in had "severe" air quality.

According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the air quality is likely to remain very poor with a small fluctuation.

"There is no system building up as surface winds are south-westerly," SAFAR said.

SAFAR cautioned against outdoor physical exercises.

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First Published: Thu, November 29 2018. 21:40 IST
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