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Air quality poor, may worsen in coming weeks


The air quality in Delhi may enter the ‘very poor’ category from the third week of October. | Photo Credit: Sandeep Saxena

The Air Quality Index (AQI) of the Capital worsened slightly more on Saturday and continued to be in the “poor” category. The AQI is expected to further deteriorate in the coming weeks.

The air quality in the city is still better than the last few years at this time of the year, partly due to enough widespread moisture with relatively warmer temperature in the surrounding areas of Delhi, according to the government-run monitoring agency SAFAR.

The AQI on Saturday ...


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