Delhi air quality improves marginally; still 'very poor'

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Rajeev Choudhury

The air quality of Delhi remained in the 'Very Poor' category at 9 a.m. on Monday morning, data from 30 of the 39 air quality monitoring stations reveal.

However, the air quality in the city improved marginally compared to the week back with an average AQI of 310 reported on Monday morning.

Anand Vihar remained most polluted with AQI 344 at 9 a.m., while Lodhi Road remained the least polluted at 255.

Meanwhile, the Delhi Government has extended the ban on entry of trucks not carrying essential goods in the city till November 26.

The Delhi Transport Corporation has engaged buses from private operators to ply on the city roads to increase the availability of mass transportation facilities in the city.

The school closure in Delhi has been extended with the department of education asking all schools in Delhi to remain closed till further order; “all the Govt., Govt. Aided, Unaided Recognised, NDMC, MCDs and Delhi Cantonment Board Schools will remain closed till further orders. However, Online teaching learning activities and the examinations for Board classes would be conducted as per guidelines issued earlier,” the order released on November 21 read.


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