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Delhi had recorded over 1,700 pollution violations in December, the maximum being construction and demolition activity, followed by open dumping of garbage.
Winds helped to improve air quality from ‘severe’ to ‘poor’ category in the National Capital on Monday.
Due to the foggy weather, at least 9 trains were rescheduled after getting delayed by at least 2 hours.
The city’s air quality was recorded in the ‘poor’ category on Wednesday and Thursday, as increased wind speed helped in dissipating pollutants and cleansing the air.
Air quality in the country has deteriorated to critical levels in recent years, with the capital New Delhi and 13 other Indian cities in the top 15 of a UN list of the world's most polluted cities.
The unit was inspected by a team of officials from the regional directorate of CPCB in Bengaluru, on November 8 and 9.
The city produces nearly 10,000 metric tonnes of municipal solid waste daily, most of which directly lands at already exhausted landfills.
According to Central Pollution Control Board data, the overall Air Quality Index in the city reached 386, which falls in the very poor category.
Apart from chilly weather, the national capital also continued to reel under 'severe' air quality.
Air pollution level oscillated between ‘very poor’ and ‘severe’ on the first day of 2019 in the national capital.
According to the state-run SAFAR, a thick blanket of smog engulfed the region on Tuesday morning as the air quality plummeted to the hazardous category with 423 in the morning.
In the data collected from 20 hospitals across the city, the study found there was an increase in hospital admission in 50 per cent of these post Diwali in 2017.
The premier institute will be screening approximately 12,000 people of the National Capital under the exercise.
The city’s air quality remained ‘very poor’ on Monday with authorities predicting further increase in pollution level with reduced wind speed and other unfavourable weather conditions.
The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 22 degrees Celsius, season's average while the day's minimum will remain around 6 degrees Celsius.