New Delhi, December 10: The air quality in the national capital continues to remain toxic, thus providing no relief to people in the national capital. The Air Quality Index (AQI) was at 419 is in the severe category in Vasundhara. The overall AQI in the national capital was at 319, thus falling under the Hazardous category on Tuesday.
The week started with the air quality dipping to 'very poor' levels. The moderate fog at isolated places in the national capital added to the woes people in the national capital struggling for fresh air. Reportedly, the fog near the India Gate, Dhaula Kuan and National Highway 24 dipped the visibility to short-range, thus slowing down the speeding vehicles. Supreme Court Partially Relaxes Ban on Construction Activities in Delhi-NCR Region, Allows Work From 6 AM to 6 PM.
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Ghaziabad: Air Quality Index (AQI) at 419 in 'severe' category, in Vasundhara. pic.twitter.com/6ED30uChRH
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) December 10, 2019
Supreme Court on Monday, partially relaxed the ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR and has allowed the construction from 6 am to 6 pm. The construction activities will continue to remain banned during the night. Owing to the increase in stubble burning, health emergency was declared in the national capital in November. Following this, the Apex Court banned all construction activities in the region.
An AQI between 0-50 is considered good, 51-100 is satisfactory, 101-200 moderate, 201-300 poor, 301-400 very poor and 401-500 is marked as severe/hazardous.