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Updated on: Sunday, December 26, 2021, 10:11 AM IST

Delhi, Noida's air quality slips to 'severe' category; AQI touches 480

Delhi's air quality deteriorates to the 'severe' category, with the city recording an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of 430, according to SAFAR-India. Visuals today from near India Gate & Akbar Road |

Delhi's air quality deteriorates to the 'severe' category, with the city recording an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of 430, according to SAFAR-India. Visuals today from near India Gate & Akbar Road |

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New Delhi: The air quality in the national capital on Sunday morning slipped to the 'severe' category, according to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR).

Along with Delhi, Noida's air quality too deteriorated to the 'severe' category, with an overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of 480, according to SAFAR-India.

The overall Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi stands at 430.

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However, Delhi's air quality slightly improved from the 'severe' to 'very poor category on Saturday morning with the city recording an overall AQI of 398.

As per the government agencies, and AQI between zero and 50 is considered 'good', 51 and 100 'satisfactory', 101 and 200 'moderate', 201 and 300 'poor', 301 and 400 'very poor, and 401 and 500 'severe'.

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Published on: Sunday, December 26, 2021, 10:11 AM IST
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