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Air quality in the national capital slipped to ‘severe plus emergency’ category on Tuesday.
Seventeen areas in Delhi recorded 'severe' air quality and it was 'very poor' in 14 areas, according to data released by Pollution Control Board.
Even a week after Deepavali, as Delhi struggles to go back to normal with regard to air quality index which still hovers near the extremely dangerous category, Kochi has made a sharp recovery.
He, however, also said that "no new trucks will be allowed entry" in the city and the Delhi Police will increase their manpower at all entry points to ensure that there is no congestion.
The ban was extended by the Supreme Court-appointed agency on the recommendations of a Central Pollution Control Board-led task force, which reviews the national capital's air quality.
The air quality across the NCR was very poor, according to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research.
The overall air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 394 which falls in the 'very poor' category, according to the data by the Central Pollution Control Board.
The October 8 NGT order also asked the States to frame guidelines to regulate vehicles and industries in these cities.
The overall air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 426 which falls in the 'severe' category, according to data by the Central Pollution Control Board.
The air quality index (AQI) in Anand Vihar and Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium areas recorded an alarming 999 this morning.
Surprisingly, the capital city fared worst when compared to the other South Indian cities, all of which recorded a ‘satisfactory’ air quality, on the day of Diwali.
The overall air quality index (AQI) was recorded at 281, which falls in the "poor" category, according to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data.
People residing in Delhi have been advised to avoid outdoor activities till 1 pm today as toxicity in the air will be high.
The application uses images taken from mobile camera to analyse the air quality.
The spike in the pollution level comes a day after the air quality had improved to moderate category due to meterological factors and the control measures implemented by the authorities in Delhi.