• Delhi's AQI once again slips to 'very poor' category

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    Digital Desk: Delhi has faced severe air quality in the last few years. Delhi's AQI often slips down to poor levels. As per the latest information, Delhi's individuals woke up to a foggy morning with AQI slipping again to the 'very poor' category. On Saturday morning, the Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) system informed that Delhi's AQI recorded an overall air quality index (AQI) at 301. According to government patterns, the AQI between 301 and 400 is 'very poor,' and if its slips down the level of 400, it would enter the last stage that is 'severe.' The national capital is under the threat of getting into a severe level if the condition seems to exist the same. The state's people are facing much trouble to the poor AQI level.  Due to last year Diwali celebrations, the negligence of citizens, the government had asked schools and offices to shut down. After the celebrations, Delhi witnessed a very poor AQI. Delhi government, ahead of Diwali celebrations, had already set guidelines for the lightning of firecrackers. However, hardly any citizen of the national capital seemed to follow the guidelines.  Also Read: Assembly Elections 2022: BJP to hold meeting today to discuss candidates for Goa Therefore, the air quality index (AQI) dropped down every day due to this negligence. However, the consequences could still be seen in the AQI in Delhi. The Regional Meteorological Centre in Delhi stated that "partially cloudy sky with thick fog in the morning. It also indicated that cold day conditions at isolated places" are potential today morning. The India Meteorological Department stated that Delhi will have thick to average fog for the next three days.  Meantime, Delhi shivered under "cold day" conditions for a second consecutive day on Saturday. It has further documented the season's lowest maximum temperature at 14.8 degrees Celsius, with dense fog smearing out the sun.

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