Delhi Weather: Light rain likely in National Capital this weekend

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the average air quality index of the capital on Thursday recorded a decrease of 74 points to 284.

Yogita S.
Published on: 11 Dec 2020 5:30 AM GMT
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New Delhi: The Delhi-NCR wind, which has been operating between severe and very poor category for the last 10 days, improved to a poor category on Thursday due to the activation of Western Disturbance. At the same time, there is a possibility of improvement in air levels in the next two days due to increase in ventilation index and wind speed.

Rain in Delhi:

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), the average air quality index of the capital on Thursday recorded a decrease of 74 points to 284.

The day before this stood at 358. At the same time, the air level is in severe category with figures of 389 on Tuesday, 400 on Monday, 389 on Sunday, 404 on Saturday, 348 on Friday, 373 on Wednesday, 367 on Tuesday, 318 on Monday and over 400 on last Wednesday. was recorded.

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According to Report, for the last few days, the incidence of stubble burning has been found to be higher in the neighboring states of Delhi, Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh. This is the reason why the growth rate of stubble burning is less than 10 percent since last week.

In this episode, its share in pollution levels due to stubble burning in neighboring states on Thursday was one percent, compared to 119 percent a day earlier with 119 incidents. The highest ever figures are with 42 per cent stubble burning incidents in October.

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PM10 and PM2.5 levels have also decreased in the last 24 hours. PM10 level 266 and PM 2.5 level 122 have been recorded. A day before this, the level of PM10 was 347 and the level of PM2.5 was recorded at 193 micrograms per cubic meter. At the same time, PM10 level was 341 and PM 2.5 level 207 on Tuesday.

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Yogita S.

Yogita S.

Media Graduate, News Editor and PR Enthusiast.

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