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Ghaziabad Most Polluted City In The Country For The Second Consecutive Day

News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi

Published by: Vikas Kumar
Updated Thu, 11 Nov 2021 08:40 PM IST

Summary

The air has reached the severe category in Delhi-NCR except Gurugram. At the same time, the worst situation since Diwali remains in Ghaziabad. The AQI of 461 has been recorded here in the last 24 hours.

Air in severe category in Delhi-NCR
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Incidents of stubble burning are not stopping in neighboring states. During the Chhath festival, there was a lot of fireworks in Delhi-NCR. As a result, the health of the air has deteriorated to the severe category on Thursday. The roads were covered with a thick layer of smog throughout the day and visibility remained low. Due to the smog, people had to face irritation in the eyes and respiratory problems. No relief is expected from the suffocating wind in the next 24 hours as well. Due to the low wind speed, the air quality is likely to worsen today.

According to SAFAR, 3,914 stubble burning incidents have been registered in the neighboring states in the last 24 hours. It has a 26% share in Delhi’s pollution. Pollution is increasing in Delhi-NCR due to low wind speed and winds coming from the north-west direction.

According to SAFAR’s project director Gurfan Baig, the local winds are blowing at a speed of 5.5 kilometers per hour. But, from Thursday night, their speed will decrease and it will become more calm. This will increase the pollution level in Delhi-NCR in the severe category. There is a possibility of getting light relief from pollution from 13th November. However, even then the wind will be recorded in the highest level of very poor category. In the last 24 hours, the level of PM 10 in the air was 387 and the level of PM 2.5 was 237 micrograms per cubic meter. Both the pollutants have been recorded in very poor category.

Ghaziabad’s most polluted city in the country for the second consecutive day
According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Delhi’s average air quality index stood at 411 on Thursday. The day before this it was 372. At the same time, except Gurugram in NCR, all the cities have been registered in the severe category. The worst situation since Diwali remains in Ghaziabad. The AQI of 461 has been recorded here in the last 24 hours. Ghaziabad has been the most polluted city in the country for the second consecutive day. After this, the most serious situation was of Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh. The AQI here was 458.

Delhi-NCR data

11 November November 10
Delhi 411 372
Faridabad 412 380
Ghaziabad 461 428
Greater Noida 417 378
Gurugram 378 340
Noida 434 374

Expansion

Incidents of stubble burning are not stopping in neighboring states. During the Chhath festival, there was a lot of fireworks in Delhi-NCR. As a result, the health of the air has deteriorated to the severe category on Thursday. The roads were covered with a thick layer of smog throughout the day and visibility remained low. Due to the smog, people had to face irritation in the eyes and respiratory problems. No relief is expected from the suffocating wind in the next 24 hours as well. Due to the low wind speed, the air quality is likely to worsen today.

According to SAFAR, 3,914 stubble burning incidents have been registered in the neighboring states in the last 24 hours. It has a 26% share in Delhi’s pollution. Pollution is increasing in Delhi-NCR due to low wind speed and winds coming from the north-west direction.

According to SAFAR’s project director Gurfan Baig, the local winds are blowing at a speed of 5.5 kilometers per hour. But, from Thursday night, their speed will decrease and it will become more calm. This will increase the pollution level in Delhi-NCR in the severe category. There is a possibility of getting light relief from pollution from 13th November. However, even then the wind will be recorded in the highest level of very poor category. In the last 24 hours, the level of PM 10 in the air was 387 and the level of PM 2.5 was 237 micrograms per cubic meter. Both the pollutants have been recorded in very poor category.

Ghaziabad’s most polluted city in the country for the second consecutive day

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Delhi’s average air quality index stood at 411 on Thursday. The day before this it was 372. At the same time, except Gurugram in NCR, all the cities have been registered in the severe category. The worst situation since Diwali remains in Ghaziabad. The AQI of 461 has been recorded here in the last 24 hours. Ghaziabad has been the most polluted city in the country for the second consecutive day. After this, the most serious situation was of Vrindavan in Uttar Pradesh. The AQI here was 458.

Delhi-NCR data

11 November November 10
Delhi 411 372
Faridabad 412 380
Ghaziabad 461 428
Greater Noida 417 378
Gurugram 378 340
Noida 434 374

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