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Delhi’s air quality is ‘severe’ again

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An AQI between 401 and 500 is rated as severe (file)

New Delhi:

thick layer of Delhi and surrounding areas were blanketed in smog this morning as pollution levels fell to the “severe” category. again marginal dimension improvement on Wednesday.

Delhi air The Quality Index, or AQI, stands at 426 as a file result of farm fires in Neighboring countries and vehicle emissions. unfavorable weather conditions also Contribute to pollution in The national capital.

The air The Quality Index (AQI) ranks between 401 and 500 as the extreme range, the worst range on Indicator.

Delhi is also forced to breathe toxins airMany residents have reported breathing difficulties. with The elderly and school children are the worst hit.

Medical experts say prolonged exposure to toxic substances airespecially in the morning, can lead for serious health problems.

a leading private School suspended, Shri Ram School, physical classes for Students in its branches in Delhi and Haryana in view of deterioration air Quality. school will run online Lessons from tomorrow.

The sources say more Schools may do the same. This comes a day after the National Committee for protection of Child rights urged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for shut schools until air Quality improves.

Parents, however, say the authorities should Adopt long term measures to process city’s rising pollution instead of School closures. “Closing schools is not a solution, though.” government should I’m doing something to tackle the pollution,” a woman told NDTV.

“our children be struggling to breathe, but government should Not shut schools. that they should Takes steps to improve air Quality. children already Suffered when the schools shut during the epidemic” parent He said.

AQI 24 hours of The city It jumped at 376 yesterday, an improvement from 424 on Tuesday.

An AQI between 401 and 500 is rated as the extreme range, the worst range on Indicator. AQI between zero and 50 is considered “good51 and 100 are ‘satisfactory’, 101 and 200 are ‘average’, 201 and 300 are ‘poor’, and 301 and 400 are ‘very poor’.

Experts say that air Quality in Delhi was worse between November 1 and November 15 because hay burning is at its peak during this period.

Smoke from farm fires contributed to up to 32 percent of PM 2.5 micro pollutants that harm the lungs in The city’s air – The highest in The past two years during the period of From mid-October to early November, according to the ministry’s data of geology.

PM 2.5 is fine particles 2.5 microns or less in size in It can travel deep into the respiratory tract, reach the lungs and enter the bloodstream.

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