Delhi air quality improves to 'poor' from 'very poor' with AQI 235

On Friday, the PM2.5 -- particles in the air with a diameter of less than 2.5 micrometres -- level was recorded at 235 around 10:30 am

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File Photo: Delhi air pollution

The air quality in the national capital improved slightly on Thursday, bringing down the pollution level to 'poor' category from 'very poor'. It was a misty morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 14.5 degrees Celsius. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), the overall air quality for Delhi was recorded in the 'poor' category for the second day in a row showing gradual improvement since Tuesday when it was in the 'severe' category. The air quality improved to ...