New Delhi, turns into a deadly gas chamber, the air quality has significantly worsened

 Now it is that time of the year when the Indian capital, New Delhi, turns into a deadly gas chamber, the air quality has significantly worsened over the last 48 hours. The average air quality index in the city has fallen to about 315, which falls in the very poor category.

Source: IQAir


According to the forecasters, the conditions will actually get worse over the next three days. Air quality has entered into the Hazardous category in some parts of the city, and also the adjoining suburbs, such as Noida, have also been experiencing some pretty bad levels of AQI. It is important to know about the air quality index to understand the scale of the crisis that new Delhi confronts every year in the months of November and December now on the air quality index 0 to 50 score signifies good air quality above 300.


Is regarded as very poor, the severe Category is about 400. It is not uncommon for new Delhi to witness a sharp spike in air pollution during this time of the year now, one of the major contributing factors happens to be stubble burning. This is the time when farmers in neighboring states of Punjab and Haryana burn crop residue.


Last year's towel burning had contributed a whopping 42 percent to Delhi's air pollution. There are other factors as well. The list mainly includes weather patterns, as the monsoon begins withdrawing the wind direction.


Also changes less rainfall worsens air quality, and this is one of the biggest reasons as to why virtually the whole of northern india during this time of the year witnesses, some pretty poor air quality

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