Air quality in Delhi-NCR continues to remain in severe category; 20 trains delayed, 10 cancelled

At least 20 trains were delayed, five rescheduled and ten cancelled due to decreased visibility as well as operational reasons.

Published: 06th December 2017 10:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th December 2017 10:10 AM   |  A+A-

People commute through dense smog in New Delhi. | PTI

By ANI

NEW DELHI: The air quality in Delhi-NCR continued to remain in the 'severe' category on Wednesday.

 As per the Air Quality Index (AQI) data, Delhi's Lodhi Road area has content of prominent pollutants PM 2.5 and PM 10 in 'severe' category.

At least 20 trains were delayed, five rescheduled and ten cancelled due to decreased visibility as well as operational reasons.

Air quality in Delhi has been hovering between the 'poor' and 'very poor' categories but was not 'severe' since November 13. The AQI level in the capital was recorded in the 'severe' zone for seven days between November 7 and November 13

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