As per the CPCB, if the AQI is between 201 and 300, the situation is considered to be poor and its health impacts include breathing discomfort to most people on prolonged exposure.
Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations will be set up as part of National Clean Air Programme under the Central Sector ‘Control of Pollution’ scheme.
Babul Supriyo replied that there were 25 manual and six realtime Continuous Ambient Air Quality Monitoring Stations (CAAQMS) in Telangana.
Respite to be brief as reduced wind speed to result in slight dip in air quality today, says Met
An AQI between 0-50 is considered 'good', 51-100 'satisfactory', 101-200 'moderate', 201-300 'poor', 301-400 'very poor' and 401-500 'severe'.
The twin factors of rains and winds also caused the mercury to fall as the maximum temperature recorded was 22 degree Celsius, which is lower than the season’s usual temperature.
Air Visual, an independent online air quality index monitor, pegged Dhaka's air quality as the poorest in the world on November 25.
According to System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research (SAFAR), Delhi's air quality index was 218 at 9.10 am.
The overall AQI was also 'poor', docking at 239, according to weather forecaster SAFAR.
The overall air quality index in the city read 340 at 9 am, down from 360 at 4 pm on Friday.
The night temperatures have also dropped and the wind speed is expected to improve by Saturday.
The overall air quality index (AQI) was 364 at 9.30 am in the national capital.
The air quality in the national capital region deteriorated once again on Thursday as the Air Quality Index (AQI) dropped to the lower end of the ‘severe category’ at several places in the city.
The air quality in Delhi and its adjoining areas such as Gurugram, Noida, Ghaziabad and Faridabad again plunged to 'very poor' category on Thursday.
Vets said that in the last few years with the increase in the pollution, there has been 10 to 15 per cent rise of upper respiratory tract diseases and more cases of bronchiolitis in animals.