India: Air in Delhi turns to be hazardous for day to day life
The atmosphere in the national capital became hazardous as Delhi’s air quality index (AQI) distinctly deteriorated on Wednesday afternoon, three days following Diwali due to lack of wind speed that captured pollutants turning the skyline hue into an apocalyptic gas chamber.
As per the Safar India, the Delhi AQI is critical with a count of 423, one of the most leading in this season. The PM 2.5 count is in the rigid category at 273 while the PM 10 count is at 421 in the very poor category.
As per the data reflecting outside the US Embassy here, the AQI at 1 p.m. was at 337 having worsened considerably since 10 a.m. when it was 206 — the “very unhealthy” division. This is one of the most leading tallies seen this season.
AQI amounts over 300 trigger severe health warnings of crisis conditions. The whole population is at hazard.
The AQI continued in the much more important category of “hazardous” considering Tuesday afternoon around 1 p.m. but did moderate out around 5 a.m. on Wednesday when it scored an AQI of 304.
From a peak of 355 AQI reported at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, the AQI was at much more depressed 204 capturing the PM 2.5 levels on Wednesday morning, before rushing to the perilous levels.
The AQI amounts within 201 and 300 trigger a health alert, anticipating everyone may experience more severe health consequences.