In Delhi on Monday, air quality remained categorized as 'very poor' with an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) hitting 323, as per the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).
Specifically, at Anand Vihar station, the air quality fell into the 'very poor' segment, with PM 2.5 levels at 342 and PM 10 at 301, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
The AQI scale clarifies the severity: 'good' (0-50), 'satisfactory' (51-100), 'moderate' (101-200), 'poor' (201-300), 'very poor' (301-400), and 'severe' (401-500). At Bawana station, PM 2.5 was at 328 ('very poor'), PM 10 at 201 ('poor'), and CO at 65 ('satisfactory').
Aya Nagar reported PM 2.5 at 248 ('poor') and PM 10 at 189 ('moderate'), with CO levels at 62 ('satisfactory').
Meanwhile, Dwarka Sector 8 station noted PM 2.5 at 314 ('very poor'), PM 10 at 185 ('moderate'), CO at 103 ('moderate'), and NO2 at 95 ('satisfactory').
At Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport T3, the air quality was 'very poor' with PM 2.5 at 306 and PM 10 at 147 ('moderate').
Okhla Phase-II marked PM 2.5 at 302 ('very poor') and PM 10 at 177 ('moderate'), with NO2 levels at 156 ('moderate') and CO at 95 ('satisfactory').
(With Agency Inputs)