New Delhi: Delhi recorded âvery poorâ air quality on Saturday even as authorities predicted improvement as good wind speed will continue to disperse pollutants faster. The air quality had slipped to âsevereâ category on Thursday.
According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) data, the overall air quality index (AQI) in the city was 378, which falls in the âvery poorâ category.
An AQI between 100 and 200 comes under âmoderateâ category, 201 and 300 is considered âpoorâ, 301 and 400 âvery poorâ, while that between 401 and 500 is âsevereâ.
On Saturday, as many as 10 areas recorded âsevereâ air quality and 22 âvery poorâ, the CPCB said.